Three years she grew in sun and shower by william wordsworth

He would give way to his feelings and allow grief to have its way in his heart. But she was too lovely for earth, or so Nature decided. Nature thinks that she is the most beautiful thing on earth.

Three years she grew in sun and shower

Most of the lines are difficult to interpret and language is ambiguous. It is not hard to imagine a lively young three year old, playing in the sun or in the rain. This poem can be interpreted as the celebration as the marriage of nature and Lucy at the end.

Myself will to my darling be both law and impulse: The most striking fact is that the speaker in the poem does not speak until the final stanza. With this poem, Wordsworth offers hope and comfort, yet he does not deny the unending grief.

Furthermore, they stress the typical Romantic idea that some people often especially children are particularly in tune with nature and are beloved by nature.

Nature reveals the method of the process of the complex unity of living being while making her almost perfect lady. At first she seems beautiful and giving but, after a while she dictates the human conditions and takes back Lucy.

But the poem quickly reveals that it is Catherine whom Wordsworth thinks about while writing this piece. He writes this poem about Lucy. The third stanza emphasizes her vital, spontaneous energy and also her equally spontaneous calm and peace.

Three Years She Grew

But, before she could be a perfect woman, she was snatched away by the cruel hands of death. The reversal of expectations of the nature and the sudden death of Lucy gives a heartbreaking ending to the poem. Wordsworth grieves, but not beyond hope. Wordsworth experienced some of the deepest pain any human being has ever known- the loss of a child.

Studies in English Literature, Vol. This poem easily delivers a universal truth about human life, a very common truth of death that we live with since our birth but yet we fail to recognize.

He has explained what this loss means to Nature, and to himself, but what does it mean for Lucy? Lucy poems are written about an ideal female who is sometimes symbolized as nature, for whom the speaker feels great affection. Lines emphasize another Romantic theme: It is a loss only to the living.

His ability to infuse comfort into his pain through his poetry has offered peace and understanding to people for generations.Wordsworth experienced some of the deepest pain any human being has ever known- the loss of a child.

In this poem, Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower, he writes about Lucy, the character who represents his daughter, Catherine.

She died at the age of three in the year of She was a child that was known for making those around her laugh.

William Wordsworth’s poem that begins “Three years she grew in sun and shower” can be analyzed in a number of ways, including the following: Line 1 is typically Romantic in its emphasis on harmony between humans and nature. William Wordsworth's poem "Three years she grew in sun and shower," sometimes titled “The Education of Nature,” is usually considered one of the so-called Lucy poems—that is, poems written about an ideal female (whether partly real or wholly imagined) for whom the speaker feels great affection.

Thus Nature spake--The work was done-- How soon my Lucy's race was run! She died, and left to me This heath, this calm, and quiet scene; 40 The memory of what has been, And never more will be. Three Years she grew in sun and shower - Introduction "Three years she grew in sun and shower" is a poem composed in by the English poet William Wordsworth, and first published in the Lyrical Ballads anthology which was co-written with his friend and fellow poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower. Three years she grew in sun and shower; Then Nature said "A lovelier flower On earth was never sown; This child I to .

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