The Troubadour Podcast

SMP #17: We Are Seven by William Wordsworth

August 25, 2019
The Troubadour Podcast
SMP #17: We Are Seven by William Wordsworth
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The Troubadour Podcast
SMP #17: We Are Seven by William Wordsworth
Aug 25, 2019
Kirk j Barbera
Show Notes

Who among the big six Romantic Poets was the greatest of all Romantic artists? To me this is like asking which part of the Pacific Ocean is wettest.

However, in this discussion I explain some differences among all 6 and I discuss several advantages that William Wordsworth had over fellow poets like John Keats.

Today's poem was based on an incident that Wordsworth experienced while on a walking tour in 1793. He had been forced to flee France after the country was heating up. During this time he did not write as much as other poets of a similar age, but he did have numerous experiences that would be the seeds for future poems, including "We Are Seven."



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