"The Solitary Reaper" by William Wordsworth Poem Review by cee-cee

"The Solitary Reaper" by William Wordsworth
A review of William Wordsworth's poem, "The Solitary Reaper".
# 111059 | 1,045 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 06, 2009 in Literature (English) , Literature (Poetry)

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This paper reviews the literary style of "The Solitary Reaper", a poem on humanity, nature and beauty by William Wordsworth . The author describes the setting of the poem and discusses how Wordsworth creates the image of a solitary reaper for the reader. The paper also examines the symbols in the poem that represent the themes of the poem. In addition, the paper analyzes the allegory in the poem - that the reader ought to slow down and enjoy the simple things in life.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Pottle, Frederick. "The Eye and the Object in the Poetry of Wordsworth." Gale Resource Database. <http://www.infotrac.galegroup.com>. Site Accessed February 25, 2008.
  • Wordsworth, William. The Solitary Reaper." Immortal Poem of the English Language. New York: Washngton Square Press, 1965.

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APA Format

"The Solitary Reaper" by William Wordsworth (2009, January 06) Retrieved July 26, 2017, from http://www.academon.com/poem-review/the-solitary-reaper-by-william-wordsworth-111059/

MLA Format

""The Solitary Reaper" by William Wordsworth" 06 January 2009. Web. 26 July. 2017. <http://www.academon.com/poem-review/the-solitary-reaper-by-william-wordsworth-111059/>