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William Wordsworth:Upon the Westminster Bridge                By    Name:      Parth Bhatt    Roll no.   2    Sem.       2...
Upon The Westminster Bridge• Romantic Movement• 1802 England• Science vs. Nature• Revolution in thought and expression: ru...
Upon the Westminster Bridge• Let us have a look at the poem
Structure: Octave2.   Earth has not anything to show more fair: (a)3.   Dull would he be of soul who could pass by (b)4.  ...
Conti..• Sestet2.Never did sun more beautifully steep (C)3.In his first splendour valley, rock, or hill; (D)4.Neer saw I, ...
Upon the Westminster Bridge
Themes, Language and Imagery• Nature dominates• Natural scenery of London and not the  negative aspect of it• Calmness and...
Conclusion•   Morning glory•   E.g. "touching in its majesty”•   Smokeless air•   The sleeping beauty of the city•   The m...
Thank you• The presentation is submitted to Dept. of  English, Bhavnagar
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E-C-201 The Romantic Literature

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E-C-201 The Romantic Literature

  1. 1. William Wordsworth:Upon the Westminster Bridge By Name: Parth Bhatt Roll no. 2 Sem. 2 Paper: E-C- 201: The Romantic Literature
  2. 2. Upon The Westminster Bridge• Romantic Movement• 1802 England• Science vs. Nature• Revolution in thought and expression: rustic life• Industrialization
  3. 3. Upon the Westminster Bridge• Let us have a look at the poem
  4. 4. Structure: Octave2. Earth has not anything to show more fair: (a)3. Dull would he be of soul who could pass by (b)4. A sight so touching in its majesty: (b)5. This City now doth like a garment wear (a)7. The beauty of the morning: silent, bare, (a)8. Ships, towers, domes, theatres, and temples lie (b)9. Open unto the fields, and to the sky, (b)10. All bright and glittering in the smokeless air. (a)
  5. 5. Conti..• Sestet2.Never did sun more beautifully steep (C)3.In his first splendour valley, rock, or hill; (D)4.Neer saw I, never felt, a calm so deep! (C)6.The river glideth at his own sweet will: (D)7.Dear God! the very houses seem asleep; (C)8.And all that mighty heart is lying still! (D)
  6. 6. Upon the Westminster Bridge
  7. 7. Themes, Language and Imagery• Nature dominates• Natural scenery of London and not the negative aspect of it• Calmness and tranquility• Pathetic fallacy• E.g. Earth is personified with capital E.
  8. 8. Conclusion• Morning glory• E.g. "touching in its majesty”• Smokeless air• The sleeping beauty of the city• The mighty heart begins to beat only when its lying still.
  9. 9. Thank you• The presentation is submitted to Dept. of English, Bhavnagar

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