William Wordsworth

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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth was born on April 7 1770 in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England near the Lake District and he died on April 23 1850 at the age of 80 in Cumberland, England. His father was John Wordsworth and was Sir James Lowther's attorney. William Wordsworth lost his mother when he was 8 years old and then he lost his father when he was 13 years old which was 5 years later and it caused domestic problems between William and his beloved and neurotic sister Dorothy Wordsworth to seperate. He went to a local school and continued his studies at Cambridge University.

In 1787 he made his debute as a writer when he published a sonnet in The European Magazine. During that same year he entered St. John's College, and still attended Cambridge, where he took his B.A. in 1791. William Wordsworth went on his first journey on a tour to France and Switzerland.

William Wordsworth had an affair with a French girl named Anette Vallon and he had an illegitimate daughter named Anne Caroline. During that affair it turned to be a basis of the poem "Vaudracour and Julia". And William had to hide it privately.

William's famous poems that he wrote were The Prelude, Lyrical Ballads,Vaudracour and Julia, By the Sea, Love, Cloud, Lucy, Mutability, and Ode to Duty. William Wordsworth would write Philosophical, Autobiographical, Lyrical, Romance, Tangible, and expense poems. William Wordsworth became wellknown when he made his debut as a writer in 1787, when he published a sonnet in The European Magazine and .when he met Coleridge in 1795. Especially when his financial situation improved and got better.


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