She was a Phantom of Delight

Author: William  Wordsworth

Birth: 1770

Death: 1850

Who is the poem for: His wife, Mary Hunchinson.

Influence on the writer: He was influenced by William Goldwin and many others.


-gleamed: shine brightly, especially with reflected light.

-fair: a beautiful woman.

-dusky: darkish in color.

-gay: bright or attractive.

-haunt: (of a ghost) manifest itself at (a place) regularly.

-startle: cause (a person or animal) to feel sudden shock or alarm.

-waylay: to await and intercept unexpectedly.

 -countenance: appearance, specially the expression of the face.

-wiles: tricks.

-praise: the expression of approval or admiration for someone or something.

-foresight: the ability to predict what will happen or be needed in the future.

-warn: inform someone in advance of an impending or possible danger.

Romantic Elements: 

-Supernaturalism: The supernaturalism is about mystery, revelation, spiritual of all the universe.  And the unreal world no natural.

-Imagination: This laid to the imagination,power and emotion.

-Escapism:  it is a term that implies a writer to face the real life instead fighting against odds.

-Nature: Is a beatiful, lovely and  freely atmosphere that all the writer use to inspiring away of the chaos of the heat of hugh cities.

-Hellenism: An antique Greek romance that talk about the adventure of Hellen of Troy and Paris  that are separated of the outbreak of the Civil war.

-Subjectivity: Feelings of misfortune, confusion, chaos, trouble. How society and people are.

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