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London Snow and Composed Upon Westminister Bridge Comparrison

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Compare and contrast 'London Snow' and 'Composed Upon Westminister Bridge'. Which of the poems do you prefer and why? London Snow - Robert Bridges Composed Upon Westminster Bridge - William Wordsworth I will be writing an essay comparing and contrasting the two poems, 'London Snow' and 'Composed Upon Westminister Bridge'. Similarities: � Both of the poems are set in London. � Both poets were interested in nature, seasons and how they effect humans. � The atmosphere is peaceful in both poems and everything is quiet. � Both poets are male. Differences: � 'London Snow' is set in the 20th century. � 'Composed Upon Westminister Bridge' is set in the 19th century. � Wordsworth mainly uses opinions. ...read more.


Both poets describe the scene the season has caused as special and how their love for that specific one is great. Wordsworth even dates his poems title, 'September 3, 1808'. So that it can be kept as a memory of the date and all that happened on it. 'London Snow' is the poem where people intrude more in it because its all about the peoples reactions to the sight the snow brings,' The boys I heard as they went to school. . . their tongues with tasting, their hands with snowballing; . . . O look at the trees! They cried'. The sight of the 'Dazzling' white snow amuses the children and 'their hands with snowballing' shows how much fun the snow brings compared to an ordinary day. ...read more.


He tells about the weather and seasons and describes the sight he sees as, 'touching in its majesty'. He talks about anyone who can walk past without taking a glance 'Dull would he be of soul' as he thinks the scenery is too beautiful to pass without marvelling it. Everything looks so pretty 'like a garment. The atmosphere the season brings makes you feel calm with the brightness of the sun shining. Personally I prefer Bridges poem as when I read the poem I could picture the scene and could feel it. The description is very powerful. It describes what you can see, hear, feel and makes it all so real. I also like this poem better as it isn't too short. Although it is long it is set out in short verses so it is a nice read. ?? ?? ?? ?? Mehmona Bilqees GS1 ...read more.

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