But seriously, Wordsworth did not write many poems about daffodils. Many people know this poem simply as "Daffodils," but the title is actually "I wandered lonely as a Cloud.
The phrase refers to him being roaming around without any purpose. He was all alone like a cloud that floats high in the valley. Unlike the clouds that are full of rain and thus move in purpose, this fragment has no particular direction to move and just roams around above the valley.
Hence the poet uses personification and attributes the human qualities to daffodils. The daffodils seem to be fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Again the poet personifies the daffodils by showing them as flapping wings of birds or in imaginations that of angels and dancing like humans in the moving breeze.
Stanza 2 The second stanza begins with the comparison between daffodils along the lake and stars in the Milkyway. The poet says that the daffodils stretched in never-ending line along the margin of a bay. The bay here refers to the lake. According to the poet, the daffodils which covered the shore of the lake seemed to be unending like the stars in the sky and like them the stars of Milkywaythey were too twinkling.
The daffodils were thus moving their heads flowers in a rhythm which looked quite amazing and seemed to the poet as they were dancing. Stanza 3 In the third stanza, the poet brings in the waves waving in the lake. The lin means that there were waves too which seemed to be dancing in the lake, but the joyful dance of the daffodils was far better than theirs.
And for a poet like Wordsworth himself, their joyful company was the ultimate source of pleasure and ecstasy. The ultimate source of joy for the Romantics was the nature and its appreciation.
Hence in the poem, the poet concludes that seeing the daffodils dancing along the lake is the dream of every poet including him and being there is like dream coming true. However, he could not fully appreciate the scenery before him. Their memory then becomes the source of joy in his solitude.
His heart is then filled with pleasure and dances with the daffodils. Thus the memory of the daffodils becomes his companion in his solitude and taking away all his sorrows and boredom make his spirit dance with them.
Imagery In the poem, the poet uses various things to describe the beauty, joy and elegance of the daffodils. In stanza 2, he compares Daffodils with a galaxy of stars. In stanza 3, he compares them with the waves of the lake.I wandered lonely as a Cloud / That floats on high o'er vales and Hills, / When all at once I saw a crowd, / A host of golden Daffodils; / Along the lake, beneath the trees, / Ten.
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The speaker of the poem is not the energetic nature-walker strolling in Spring. In the actual, unknown, later time of the poem, he’s lying on a daybed, vacant or pensive. These daffodils are now only obtainable by the “inward eye” of . I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud is William Wordsworth's most famous poem and is perhaps one of the well-known poems written in the English language.
Wordsworth was inspired to write this lovely poem whilst walking by Ullswater lake on a stormy day with Dorothy, his sister. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (also commonly known as "Daffodils") is a lyric poem by William Wordsworth. The poem was inspired by an event on 15 April , in which Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy came across a "long belt" of daffodils.
Written some time between and (in by. "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" (also commonly known as "Daffodils") is a lyric poem by William Wordsworth. It is Wordsworth's most famous work.
The poem was inspired by an event on 15 April , in which Wordsworth and his sister Dorothy came across a "long belt" of daffodils.