Study Guide to the Major Poetry of William Wordsworth

Study Guide to the Major Poetry of William Wordsworth

by Intelligent Education (Created by)

Paperback(4th ed.)

View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for delivery by Thursday, June 17


A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by William Wordsworth, who began the Romantic Age for English literature with his joint publication of Lyrical Ballads alongside Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Titles in this study guide include The Reverie Of Poor Susan, We Are Seven, The Thorn, Simon Lee, Lines Written In Early Spring, To My Sister, Expostulation And Reply, The Tables Turned, Strange Fits Of Passion Have I Known, and She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways.

As a poet of the Georgian Era, William Wordsworth wrote in contrast to most, advocating for the vocabulary and speech patterns of the common people. Moreover, his work is placed at the center of the human experience and focused on the understanding of human nature. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Willam Wordsworth's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645424741
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 09/26/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 4th ed.
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Intelligent Education is a learning company with a mission to publish accessible resources and digital tools to educate the world. Their mission drives every project, from publishing books to designing software and online courses, film projects, mobile apps, VR/AR learning tools and more. IE builds tools to empower people who love to learn. Intelligent Education offers courses in science, mathematics, the arts, humanities, history and language arts taught by leading university professors from Wake Forest University, Indiana University, Texas A&M University, and other great schools. The learning platform features 3D models and 360 media paired with instructional videos for on-screen and Mixed Reality interaction that increases student engagement and improves retention. The IE team is geographically located across the United States and is a division of Academic Influence. Learn more at

Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to William Wordsworth 1 2) The Reverie of Poor Susan 20 3) We are Seven 22 4) The Thorn 25 5) Simon Lee 31 6) Lines Written in Early Spring 35 7) To My Sister 38 8) Expostulation and Reply 41 9) The Tables Turned 45 10) Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known 50 11) She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways 52 12) I Travelled Among Unknown Men 54 13) Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower 56 14) A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal 59 15) Lucy Gray 61 16) The Two April Mornings 65 17) The Fountain 68 18) The Old Cumberland Beggar 71 19) Michael 76 20) Resolution and Independence 87 21) The Solitary Reaper 98 22) To the Cuckoo 103 23) My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold 107 24) To the Small Celandine 110 25) To the Same Flower 123 26) To the Daisy 126 27) I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud 129 28) Tintern Abbey 132 29) Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood 152 30) What Critics Have Thought of the Work of William Wordsworth 171 31) Essay Questions and Answers 178 32) Bibliography 186

Customer Reviews