Change and Continuity: A Comparitive Analysis of Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey” and Ammons’ “Corsons Inlet”

Writing in 1818, Samuel Taylor Coleridge characterises romantic landscape poetry as “the mediatress between, and reconciler of nature and man”. This description holds true for William Wordsworth’s Tintern Abbey, an eighteenth century prospect poem that summons spiritual meaning out of nature through introspection and metaphorical explorations of the physical world. Likewise, it is possible to … Read moreChange and Continuity: A Comparitive Analysis of Wordsworth’s “Tintern Abbey” and Ammons’ “Corsons Inlet”