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William Wordsworth

Author of the semi-autographical work The Prelude, the English poet William Wordsworth was born in the Lake District in 1770. His first collections of poems, An Evening Walk and Descriptive Sketches , were published in 1793, and he met Samuel Taylor Coleridge two years later. Their joint publication of Lyrical Ballads in 1798 effectively set the British Romantic Movement into motion, and together with Robert Southey they formed part of the group of 'Lake Poets'.

Personality Profile For William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

The following is a personality profile of William Wordsworth based on his work.

William Wordsworth is expressive.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, William Wordsworth is also confident: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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