One more Exposition of William Wordsworth’s poem “We Are Seven” is here. I have numbered such Expositions in order to show my preparedness to give in succession many more such Posts in future. My Readers, if interested in original text of the Poem, may click here.
In the beginning, I would like to give you the summary of the poem on topic and thereafter the exposition or criticism will follow.
The poet meets a simple cottage girl in the Churchyard who is only eight years old. She is so delicate that at her childhood age, she is not aware of what death is. The poet asks her, ‘How many brothers and sisters may you be?’ Gazing towards the poet in surprise, the girl replies, ‘How many? Seven in all!’ Read the rest of this entry »