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Analysis of Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth William Wordsworth existed at a time when society and its functions were starting to rapidly pickup. The poem that he 'Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey, on Revisiting the Banks of the Wye', gave him a chance to reflect upon his own fast paced life by taking a minute to slow down and absorb the beauty of nature that enables you 'see in the life span of things'; (line 49). Wordsworth's 'Tintern Abbey'; requires you on a collection of emotional states by attempting to sway 'himself and readers, that the loss of innocence and strength over time is paid by means of an accumulation of wisdom and insight.' ; Wordsworth accomplishes to prove that although time was lost along with his innocence, he in turn was able to gain an appreciation for the aesthetics that consoled him by integrating all collectively, the wonders of character, his past experiences, and his present mature perception of life. Wordsworth starts his proposal by describing the landscape of this abbey as unchanged throughout the past five decades. He emphasizes the lapse of time by stating, ' again that I hear';, 'again do I moan';, and 'again I see';. He seemed to be overwhelmed by emotions that he, though up on a really far off cliff, was certain that a hermit was in his cave sitting by the fire alone. Wordsworth desired a lot to try to remember the place that he was allowing his perception of yesteryear take over his present reality. More importantly he says, 'I again repose here?' ; to express that the spectacle gives him a sense of reconciliation. He further illustrates the isolation, peacefulness, and greenness of this abbey to tap to his vague memories of previous encounters. Though there was a 'long absence'; in the abbey, the memories of his hurried time from the Wye had consoled him ' 'mid the din of towns and cities'; (lines 26-27). 'With silent recovery'; Wordsworth has shifted in the nation of celebrating to the nation of recalling his 'unremembered delights[s]'; (31). He had several times returned in spirit to the Wye, to escape the 'fever of the planet'; (53). These memories have produced emotions beyond his comprehension; enlightening him and alleviating his frustrations. It is the abbey, 'in which the heavy and the weary weight of all of the world, is lightened'; and leaves him become a 'living soul';. (40-49) Wordsworth was claiming th...