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Background of the Poet
Name William Wordsworth
Born 7 April 1770
Cockermoth, Cambria,
England
Died 23 April 1850 (aged 80)...
Poem: I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud
(Stanza 1)
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When ...
Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a...
The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund ...
For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitu...
1. Nature
-In order to understand
oneself and one's place
in the universe, one
must connect with
nature.
-Nature is beauti...
2. Happiness
We can still be happy
even when we are
lonely.
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  1. 1. Background of the Poet Name William Wordsworth Born 7 April 1770 Cockermoth, Cambria, England Died 23 April 1850 (aged 80) Cumberland, England Occupation Poet Alma Mater Cambridge University Literary Movement Romanticism Notable Works Lyrical Ballads, Poems in Two Volumes, The Excursion, the Prelude
  2. 2. Poem: I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud (Stanza 1) I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
  3. 3. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: Ten thousand saw I at a glance, Tossing their heads in sprightly dance. Poem: I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud (Stanza 2)
  4. 4. The waves beside them danced; but they Out-did the sparkling waves in glee: A poet could not but be gay, In such a jocund company: I gazed---and gazed---but little thought What wealth the show to me had brought: Poem: I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud (Stanza 3)
  5. 5. For oft, when on my couch I lie In vacant or in pensive mood, They flash upon that inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude; And then my heart with pleasure fills, And dances with the daffodils. Poem: I Wondered Lonely as a Cloud (Stanza 4)
  6. 6. 1. Nature -In order to understand oneself and one's place in the universe, one must connect with nature. -Nature is beautiful, so it is important for us to appreciate it even when we are busy.
  7. 7. 2. Happiness We can still be happy even when we are lonely.
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