Copyright

What is the social context behind William Wordsworth's poem ''Composed upon Westminster Bridge''?

Question:

What is the social context behind William Wordsworth's poem Composed upon Westminster Bridge?

Composed upon Westminster Bridge:

Composed upon Westminster Bridge is a William Wordsworth poem about the beautiful scenery of London in the morning. The sonnet captures the sense of newness and excitement Wordsworth felt while traveling with his sister.

Answer and Explanation:

Become a Study.com member to unlock this answer! Create your account

View this answer

Composed upon Westminster Bridge has a rich social context involving war and apprehension. When William Wordsworth wrote the poem in 1802, he was on...

See full answer below.


Learn more about this topic:

Loading...
Composed Upon Westminster Bridge: Summary & Analysis

from

Chapter 8 / Lesson 31
72K

This lesson summarizes William Wordsworth's poem ''Composed Upon Westminster Bridge.'' It also analyzes the poem's use of form, language, and its meaning.


Related to this Question

Explore our homework questions and answers library