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The World is too Much with Us

The World is too Much with Us

  

by William Wordsworth

The World is too Much with Us Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. Why do you think the speaker is upset that people aren't moved by nature? Does he want people to be just like him?
  2. Do you think Wordsworth is serious when he uses the sea and the wind as examples of inspiring natural phenomena?
  3. Do you think it's fair to criticize people that find other things more interesting than nature?
  4. What do you think Wordsworth would say about the destruction of the rainforest, pollution, the global warming, etc.?
  5. Is there a way for humanity and nature to co-exist? Can we continue to evolve technologically without having to destroy nature?
  6. Do you ever wish you could belong to another religion, culture, or nationality? Which one? How would your life be different?

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