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Comparing The Prelude to Storm on the Island

This week, your homework is to compare the two poems we studied in class this week: The Prelude and Storm on the Island. Clearly, these are excellent poems to compare because of their concerns with the relationship between humans and nature. Here is the question: How is the conflict between humans and the environment revealed… Continue reading Comparing The Prelude to Storm on the Island

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The Prelude – William Wordsworth

The extract from The Prelude that we will read in class is, as the title suggests, part of a longer autobiographical poem (of the same name) which begins in 1798 and, amongst other things, describes Wordsworth’s time in France before and during that most momentous of events – the French Revolution. Wordsworth re-wrote and revised… Continue reading The Prelude – William Wordsworth