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Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, on Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour, July 13, 1798

Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, on Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour, July 13, 1798

by William Wordsworth

Analysis: Tough-O-Meter

(5) Tree Line

The tone might be conversational in Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey," but the vocabulary can get dicey in places, and the sentence structure sometimes ties itself in knots as the speaker tries to work through difficult philosophical ideas.

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