"I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by William Wordsworth

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For my second test I choose the poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by William Wordsworth because I like the imagery in it of the dancing daffodils. After reading the poem many times I had realized that most of this imagery is produced by the many metaphors and similes. In the first line, Wordsworth says "I wandered lonely as a cloud." This is a simile comparing the wondering of a man to a cloud …

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…confronting external nature and how with his imagination it can fulfill him. His creativity seems to be encouraged by the nature around him. I believe that the main theme of this poem was nature and the tone used was serious. The occasion was him remembering the sight of nature the daffodils and the "lonely cloud." He is in a way showing us how he likes to reflect on nature and use it as an inspiration.