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Teaching The World is Too Much with Us

The World is Too Much with Us

"The World Is Too Much with Us" is a sonnet by the English Romantic poet William Wordsworth. In it, Wordsworth criticises the world of the First Industrial Revolution for being absorbed in materialism and distancing itself from nature.

William Wordsworth
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Wordsworth use imagery to express his longing for a simpler time?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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