Taken from the ‘epic’ poem called _The Prelude to Stealing the Boat. _
__Romantic poets aimed to present the world and challenge the concept of human existence. Such poems aimed to consider how people develop both morally and spiritually.
- The poem is about the journey of a young boy who steals a boat.
- He doesn’t travel very far, when he becomes fearful of the mountains that surround him.
- He quickly returns home but the experience haunts him.
- Blank verse
- Iambic pentameter
- 10 syllables: five stressed and five unstressed
- One stanza
- 44 Lines
- Power of humans
- Power of nature
- Power of memory
- First person experience