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This is fairly wide in terms of scope. There can be many different approaches taken. In my mind, I am not sure one gets very far in the discussion of Wordsworthian poetry without referencing the social and political movement of Romanticism with which Wordsworth so passionately identified. I think that the full effect and impact of Wordsworth's poetry is seen when discussing it in the light of Romanticism. This is because Wordsworth sought to make a social statement from personal experiences. When Wordsworth sees a field of flowers, or hears the song of a woman in the field, or discusses a love of nature, he is doing so on a personally explicative level. However, the extolling of the subjective and primacy he places on this level of experience has social implications in so far as Romanticism was a statement against the conformist Neoclassical society that preceded it. A stronger appreciation of Wordsworth's poetry emerges when one recognizes that his lauding of Romanticism is done to construct a social and artistic setting of what should be as opposed to what is. It is in this realm that Wordsworth's writing acquires a social or political dimension and not merely just an artistic one.
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