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hello and welcome to miracle English

language and Latricia Institute

I'm professor abou Sharma and today I'm

going to do the critical appreciation of

William Wordsworth's

most famous and philosophically poem

tintern abbey now this boy was written

in July 1798 and it was one of the 19

poems that fort worth contributed to

lyrical ballads lyrical ballads was a

collaborated work by William Wordsworth

and HT Coleridge and first published in

1798 marking the beginning of the

Romantic era and then the preface was

Edie added and in 1802 appendix on

poetic diction results also added so

this poem is regarded as the record of

the poet's cruel or if or his physical


Wordsworth visits tintern abbey in the Y

Valley that is why is the name of the

river so after an absence of five years

so when he was around 23 years of age he

was there and then he now comes with a

sister he is quite matured his

association with same samuel taylor

coleridge had also had also started and

today when he visits after five years

his thoughts his feelings were totally

different than the times he was he

visited first so the complete name of

this poem is lines composed a few miles

above Tinton Abbey on revisiting the

banks of the why during a tune July 13

1798 let's begin the point five years

have passed five someone's with the

length of five long winters and again I

hear these waters rolling from their

Mountain Springs with the soft in

and mumble he begins with the nature

imagine he says that almost five years

have passed then he says five summers

and five long winters winters are more

bent summers in the Western countries

that's why they call them long winters

and again here's the same natural sounds

of water the Mountain Springs once again

do I behold these steep and lofty Hills

that on a wild secluded scene impress

thoughts of more deep seclusion now he

notices the same mountains the same

cliffs but anything is but this time all

these are having deeper impression five

years before he had some superficial

happiness joy but this time they are

touching him from inside and connect the

landscape to the point of the sky he's

not seeing the quaintness also before he

was touched by the sounds on today the

silence is also speaking to him that

means he has matured he has started

reading nature more deeply that is in

depth the days come when I again repose

here under the dark sky more and few

these plots of cottage ground these

orchard Tufts and he says that again the

time has come where I have come back

here to rest reposes rest under this big

dark tree called sky mode and these

cottage grounds and his plots and

orchards he narrates the scenery around

him and the season is when their fruits

are not right unripe fruits are clad in

one green room the trees are green the

leaves are green and even the fruit I'm

not right so they are also green so

altogether green color is everywhere and

lose themselves mid grooves and copses

again it's all for the trees all for the

structure of the forest there once again

I see these hedgerows hardly hedgerows

little lines of support and would run


very beautiful imagery here he sings

that these hedges are like say little

sportive woods or like children who are

running wild and just making around a

circle a row kind of thing these pests

total farms green to the very door

everywhere there is greenery and wreaths

of smoke sent up in silence from among

the trees and he could even notice sound

reads of some circular smoke coming out

that means there are some dwellers there

some people living somewhere far away

whose cooking or say lightening of the

fire is giving out the smoke the reach

of smoke sent up in silence from among

the trees but some uncertain notices

might seem of vagrant trailers the

dwellers the people who are roaming

around there in the houseless woods or

of some Hermits game whereby his file

the hermit sits alone when he says

either this fire is coming out of the

travellers were cooking their food there

or maybe from some saint who's living

there and became all by himself then he

says these beauteous forms through the

long absence have not been to me as the

landscape to a blind man's eye but often

lonely rooms and mid the din of towns

and cities I have owed to them and hours

of fairness sensations sweet felt in the

blood and felt along the heart now he

says that this is not

in landscape this is not just the beauty

of in the nature nature's beauty only

but this has gone deep inside me and

whenever I feel lonely whenever I'm all

alone this all comes in in front of my

eyes and I start imagining them whenever

I'm very much tired I'm very much

frustrated whenever I'm in pain

I seek solace from this from these

sceneries from the nature's beauty and I

fear sweet sensations arising from my

blood arising from my heart

see felt in blood and felt along the

heart and passing even into my pure of

mind with tranquil restoration he says

all this provides calmness solace peace

whenever I'm in in my tranquil moods I

try to restore all these images in my

mind and I feel so pure so beautiful the

sensations which I now it's feelings are

so good so here is Wojtek theory also

come that poetry is the spontaneous

overflow of powerful feelings

recollected in tranquility so he says

that whenever he is in the tranquil moon

moods pensive mood tiring mood he thinks

and changes his vibration to a better

one to the sweeter one so he says

feeling two of unremembered pleasure

such perhaps as have no sleight of

shrivel influence on that best portion

of a good man's life has little nameless

unremembered acts of kindness

and awful ow well he sings he remembers

all the beautiful scenes but then he

also remembers the things which he was

not aware of till now sound hidden


the hidden scenes the hidden the

experience also comes into mind and

provides him the joy

so he says nature is so kind it makes

you happy for the ninth time it makes

you happy when you visit and then it

also provides happiness joy peace when

you're not around nature just by

providing the thoughts of its beauty nor

less I trust to them I may have owed

another gifts of aspect more sublime

that blessed mood in which the burden of

the mystery in which the heavy and very

weight of all this unintelligible world

now he seems that he he draws a contrast

here he says that this world this

materialistic world is very much

unintelligible means it has nothing to

give it is empty it is only on the

surface but then this nature is more

sublime more beautiful it takes you to

its depth and provides you the joy and

happiness for a lifetime it is

mysterious by nature mysterious how

because you feel nice when you witness

the nature in front of your eyes and

also when you close your eyes in an

empty room you find the same happiness

so all this the very weight of all this

unintelligible world is lightened you

know why he says that your you become

less tired you become more happy and

whatever pain this materialistic life

gives you a

lightened by the nature's beauty that

serene and blessed mood and which the

affections gently lead us on until the

breath of this coral frame and even the

motion of our human blood almost


we are laid asleep in body and become a

living soul he says that this body

becomes numb and the soul enjoys the

motion you know this for poriyal frame

means he means where the body

he says the affections are so good the

feelings are so good that it seems as if

the body has stopped working the human

blood has almost suspended and yes

sleeping but means the soul starts to

live and the body sleeps while with an

eye made white by the power of harmony

and the T power of joy we see into the

life of things this nature takes you

inside it takes you in depth and you

start seeing that soul of nature he has

also said that soul of man and soul of

nature are one so you become harmonious

with the soul of nature you lose your

body altogether you lose yourself into

the nature and then feel so good when he

sings if this be but the way in belief

yet oh how often darkness and amid the

many shapes of joyless delight when the

fretful stir unprofitable and the fever

of the world have hung upon the beatings

of my heart how oft in spirit have I

turned to thee o servant by now wandered

through the woods

how often has my spirit turn to thee he

says it is not a way be nice

I'm not just faking the joy here know so

many times when I have felt frustrated

tired when I was unhappy because this

fateful stir that is the light which I

am living in this materialistic world

which comes on which gives you nothing

unprofitable which is just use this and

this fever of the world

that means the life you know the life it

is wasted here

using the materialistic materialism

means earning eating sleeping having no

deeper thoughts at all so when this

fever is too much when my heart is

troubled many a times I have turned to

its nature be is nature here the words

this pastoral vibe why is the river and

have found solace have tried to find

peace here by looking into the nature

the memories of the nature the memories

of his visits to the river why so many

times I have taken so less space from

the beauty of nature this is not Wayne

I'm not just speaking for the sake of

just giving importance to make sure no I

myself have experienced the change in me

when I think of nature emits all pain

and suffering then he talks about many

other things here so I'll just do a

short explanation here he's what does he

say I just give you the brief now

because the point is too big now he says

that whenever he looks

the same of entities of nature he tries

to recognize the scenes which had become

dim and faint in his memory are now

revived again and then he's feeling the

great sense of pleasure and he says that

this is for our future this is the life

and food for future I would be thinking

about it in depth all of my life even if

I'm not near the bed so he says that

what I used to feel in my boyhood in my

younger age has gone but then greater

gifts have followed and these gifts are

purifying of soul body and mind

especially the thoughts have become more

philosophically since then so he said

it's so difficult for him to give you

the complete picture what he is to feel

then and what is he feeling now but then

he's taking it as an appetite he's

taking nature as love as everything you

know there are so many things which are

not visible to the eye but then now he

can feel it he draws a contrast between

what he felt then in his childhood and

now and he says it has been replaced by

abundant recompense means that much have

been given if those boys pleasures have

been taken away so he has he doesn't

look at nature like a thoughtless youth

but then he thinks that nature has the

capacity or the party Jason and subdued

it can mold you it can purify you he

also gives a very beautiful oxymoron


aching joy he achieves the choice with

are painful which are more deep from

inside and then he considers nature as

his nurse his guide is guardian his

anchor of the purest heart and soul of

all the moral being means whatever he is


whatever mind he has caught today what

they weren't philosophical thoughts they

come into his mind they are all because

of nature he has learned a lot he has

changed a lot

he has his personality has completely

changed because of the effects of nature

so he has gone into philosophical level

with nature next he addresses his sister

Dorothy and makes a prayer for her he

wants that nature should always remain

for her should always guide her when

he's not there with Nita has this

quietness and beauty to impress the mind

not just today but then later on also

when you are frustrated when you are

surrounded by evil people when you make

wrong judgments when you have to face

the hatred of the selfish people then

this nature will come to your rescue all

the bad events of the life and easily be

washed away by the guidance of nature so

he wants that his sister should take the

physical nature and also the deep

understanding he's watching her going

around enjoying as he enjoyed when he

was a boy when he was younger so he also

wants that she should take away the

beauty the external and also the

spiritual beauty of nature in

mind so that later on when he is not

around she can take the consolation from

nature and be happy all over again this

nature will help her in solitude in fear

in pain or increase the nature will give

her the healing thoughts the tender joy

the beauty his will of course give her

the hope to live so he makes a prayer to

the nature for himself and for his

sister and then he says we stood

together and that I so long a worshipper

of nature he's admitting here that he is

a nature lover or nature priest and he

says that now he has started loving

nature with deeper zeal with holier love

that is more pure thoughts have arrived

since his last wizard and this was it

will help him and also his sister later

in her life so in short we can divide

this poem into three parts description

of the scenery the poet's philosophy of

nature and his address to his sister

Dorothy I hope you must have liked the

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