19 septembre 2018

Final Part

Starting line 8, the lexical field of ''light'' is massively used by the poet with “radiance”, “bright”, “splendour” and “glory”; these expressions symbolize the perfect happiness of his childhood days. However, such expressions  as ''once”, “for ever taken” or “nothing can bring back” make the reader nostalgic about the distant past , it implies that happiness , joy , hope is gone , clearly something wonderful has come to an end. As one goes through this cruel realization that happy days are gone by, one might feel totally... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2018

Verses 4-7

The main idea in verses 4 to 7 of “Intimations of Immortality” is that the communication between kids and nature that was brought to light verse 1 with “ye birds” is growing tighter and more intense. Verse 4 talks about the unity of a group composed of human kids and lambs, who represent nature. For example, “we”, “join” and “throng” refer to this strongly united group who seems to be together in real life. Communication grows into communion. However, this verse also contains the words “in thought” that change the meaning of the... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2018


Recap of how we analyzed verses 1-3 of the extract of the poem "Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood”, by W. Wordsworth.  (Teacher’s corrections & additions in bold type) PLEASE COPY THIS IN YOU EXCERCISE BOOKS Among these three verses we have found a common general idea: it all evokes childhood, its purity and its innocence. In verses 1 and 2, the triple occurrence of «sing» combined with «joyous song» introduces the poem as happy and carefree. It also gives the poem a lyrical tone. Naturally,... [Lire la suite]
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