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us how nature has forever been a part of his makeup and always will be due to what he has now discovered. Wordsworth implies also in the first paragraph that mankind and nature as well as the past and present should be harmonized. Wordsworth goes on in the poem to imply that he now has taken all faith out of the worldly things that he once cherished and placed them into nature itself. Wordsworth also tries to tell us that unlike the material things of mankind, nature is our only restorative source. In the last paragraph Wordsworth refers to his My dear, dear Friend, (line ll6) the individual he is referring to is his sister. He was very close to his sister throughout his life, in this paragraph, Wordsworth is implying to his sister, What I have already experienced you will

experience; what nature has ministered to me, she will, in future, minister to you. The same moral benevolence will form in you. (Brian Barbour p. l66) In summary Wordsworth greatly added to the depth of Tintern Abbey with the use of allusions. In order to understand Wordsworth s Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey one must be able to identify with the favorable setting, inspiring mood, grasp the significance of the many poetic devices and discern between what is pure in entirety and what is tainted among us, which has the sole intention to corrupt. The reader viewpoint of nature in a sense is altered, as Wordsworth is erudite about the wonders of our mother nature. One must learn to live in harmony with nature to fully understand our true character and to enjoy the

gracious gifts of natural world that have so graciously bestowed upon us all. Works Cited Barbour, Brian. Between Two Worlds. Nineteenth-Century Literature. California Press (1993): 14 7-168 Bateson, F.W. Wordsworth a Re-Interpretation. London: Lowe and Brydone (Printers) Limited, 1956. Bloom, Harold. Bloom s Major Poets. Pennsylvania: Chelsea House Publishers, 1999. Bloom, Harold. Modern Critical Views. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1985. Gill, Stephen. A Life. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. Hartman, Geoffery H. The Unremarkable Wordsworth. Vol. 34. Minnesota: University of Minnesota, 1987. Shoemaker, Jan. Bill and Gus. [Online] Jan 27, 2000. Wordsworth, William. Detroit: Gale Company, 1999. [Online] Exploring Poetry. Feb 22, 2000. Wordsworth,

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