The Prelude By William Wordsworth (Form- (First Person Narrative, Blank…
The Prelude By William Wordsworth
Taught lesson by nature Boat- happy confident Mountain- afraid size power overall view changed
First Person Narrative
Distinct change- darker, fearful
Beautiful- pretty pastoral images of nature "she was an elfin pinnace"
Confident- sure, arrogant, powerful "like a swan"
Dramatic- threatening intense powerful (mountain) "black and huge"
Fearful- less confident "huge mighty forms" haunting
Feelings and attitudes
confidence- comfortable, in control, event shakes confidence
fear- powerful nature- awe respect scared
Reflection- thoughts and dreams troubled "troubled to me dreams"