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Seven Souls-Five Breathing Still

.::. 1-11-2011 .::. written for British Literature II .::. Abigail Morris .::.

+ Seven Souls—Five Breathing Still

            “We Are Seven” (p.249), by William Wordsworth, is a poem which seems to tell of an episode experienced by the narrator when he engages in a short conversation asking after the family of an eight-year-old girl he has happened upon near a church. It is a short exploration of the innocence and almost blissful ignorance which accompanies the early years of childhood. Continue reading

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