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Comparisons between ' The Daffodils' by William Wordsworth and 'The new fast automatic Daffodils' by Adrian Henri.

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Comparisons between ' The Daffodils' by William Wordsworth and 'The new fast automatic Daffodils' by Adrian Henri.

Both titles show that the poems are about daffodils. The word 'fast' and 'automatic' in Henri's title prepares the reader for more modern variation. 'The daffodils' by Wordsworth, is about daffodils. The poet is dreaming or thinking of daffodils, like for example: 'Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze' and 'I wandered as a lonely cloud'. The poet is really fascinated by the daffodils, because he is describing it so beautiful.

It is a very happy poem and also very natural, calm, appreciated and thoughtful.

The poem has an effect. The rhythm is effective, it helps people to remember the poem better. The rhyme scheme: ab ab cc makes it easy to remember.

Stanza 4 means: The poet is lying on his back looking to the sky and thinking about the daffodils. By thinking of the daffodils, it makes him happy and he gets happy thoughts about it.

'The waves beside them dance', is a metaphor.

I would definitely chose this poem, because it is a relaxing poem, I

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