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Comment on the way character is created in the following poems: Before the sun, and She dwelt among the untrodden ways

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Essay Comment on the way character is created in the following poems: Before the sun, and She dwelt among the untrodden ways The poem "She dwelt among the untrodden ways" written by William Wordsworth is a poem where the loneliness and isolations is what can be felt no matter what interpretation you give. How her life have been mark by the fact that no one has been never there for her. This can be seen in the title of the poem where she walks in the paths where no one else has ever been. The actions show how is that she tried to deal with the solitude by trying to interact with the nature that seems to be the only thing that surrounds her. In the second stanza there are only descriptions of the nature from an eyewitness point of view but that scenery has a deeper connotation that we will see later. ...read more.

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He did not said that Lucy died but she "ceased to be" which has the propose to demonstrate how we think that death is a normal process but we do not always think of it as the actual end for us in, so he use it in order to prevent us for taking it too easy. This poem relates to before the sun where the different process of life are been showed. The poem before the sun written by Charles Mungoshi emphasizes the theme of the life cycle as he describe how a child is going into adulthood and how important it is for him as this is like a ritual. The author implies with the words "early heat" and heavy rain" that this change to adulthood will not be easy as the boy will have to meet various problems. In stanza 2 the author describes that changing into adulthood requires a greater responsibility which means that the boy will have to perform more arduous tasks such as chopping wood. ...read more.

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In stanza 3 "It is a big log: but when you are fourteen big logs are what you want." The author illustrates that the boy has an ambition to become a man so he sets himself more challenging goals to prove to himself that he is worth of becoming a man. Before sun is a poem which is written based on images. An example of this is stanza 2 as it is shaped into the form of an arc to portray an image in which the boy is putting a lot on effort on his task to prove that he is worthy of being a man. The mood of the poem is positive as it describes the effort the boy has put in to become a man although the author uses some words such as "heavy rain" to imply that becoming a man can be uncertain as many problems will come ahead. ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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