The Daffodils

Ashleigh Carr        2A

AT3; An Analytical Essay

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November 2002

For my piece of coursework I have chosen the famous poem ‘The Daffodils’ written by William Wordsworth.

 William Wordsworth was born in 1770, in Cumberland. He was sent to Cambridge and later married Mary Hutchinson. Orphaned as a child, he had a very close relationship with his sister Dorothy. She lived with William and Mary in the Lake District village of Grasmere. He and Mary had four children but sadly two of the four died.

In 1843, Wordsworth became Poet Laureate. He died of pleurisy in 1850.

‘The Daffodils’ is about a day when Wordsworth is feeling ...

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