Extract from the Prelude

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Who wrote 'extract from,The Prelude' ?
William Wordsworth
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Context - about Wordsworth
He was a romantic poetm who wrote about the world we live in.larger length poems were popular(epic poems) as well as poem that looked at the world and the mans place within it.
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What is the key thing this poem is about?
Looks at the spiritual and moral development of a man growing up
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How does power/conflict link to this poem?
There is a sense of conflict between man and nature where nature is eventually shown to be more powerful in the end
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What does the boat in this poem symbolise?
The journey on this boat symbolises a more spiritual journey and it becomes more rough and hostile along the way.At first nature is shown at peace however later it gets darker and it becomes harsher and more predatory
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What is the structure of this poem?
44 lines in blank verse (no real structure) and is iambic pentameter to give it a consistent pace.
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Why is iamic pentameter used?
to show a rambling tone of the man as he is lost for words for what he is experiencing
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What is the sublime?
Spots of time in our life when an experience may induce feelings of fear,awe and wonder.It is something powerful and huge that fills the senses
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