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Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth and London by William Blake Upon Westminster Bridge was composed by William Wordsworth on September 3rd 1802. William Blake composed London between 1757 and 1827. Both poems are all about London, but they have very different views of the city. Wordsworth sees the good in regards to the town and does not pick up any negatives. Blake nevertheless conveys a negative feeling and reveals how it's sensed by all. Wordsworth was the son of a lawyer named John Wordsworth. His father was the personal lawyer of the Earl of Lonsdale, the most powerful and hated man in the area. He had three brothers and one husband. He also wrote this poem in the year that the Earl died if he and his siblings could finally get the inheritance of the mother and fathers deaths. Little over a month after after writing the poem he wed his childhood sweetheart Mary Hutchinson. This may have had any effect in his perspectives and prospects in existence after all he'd endured when he was a teen. Blake was the son of a prosperous hosier and has been the third of five children. He simply went to school long enough to write and read and then worked in his fathers store until he was fourteen. In 25 Blake married Catherine Boucher. A follower of Emanuel Swedenborg, that offered a gentle and mysterious interpretation of Christianity, Blake composed poetry that largely reflects Swedenborgian viewpoints. Upon Westminster Bridge has a very positive perspective on London. He explains how clear and calm it is and how you couldn't walk by without noticing its beauty. ? Dull would he be of soul who could pass by? He proceeds to say that the town conveys the royalty that's part of it and how unique it's to find this place. H.. .