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Strange fits of passion

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abused wives -- Fiction,
  • Women journalists -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnita Shreve.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.H7385 S7 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1865819M
    ISBN 100151857601
    LC Control Number90023874
    OCLC/WorldCa22911049

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This is the puzzling, troublesome notion that gets into the speaker's head at the very end of William Wordsworth's "Strange fits of passion have I known." The poem tells the story of a lover's nighttime trip on horseback to see his main squeeze.

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Take “Strange fits of passion have I known,” one of the weird and moving series known as the “Lucy” poems. The important thing about Lucy, whom the poet treats at once as a child, sister, and lover, is not whether she was modelled on a real person, or what she suggests about Wordsworth’s feelings for.

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A labyrinth of a tale with an ingenious structure, Strange Fits of Passion is also a powerful portrait of truth and deception. "Strange fits of passion" was published inin the second edition of Wordsworth's groundbreaking book Lyrical Ballads.

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30,+ book. Strange fits of passion have I known Summary. We start off with a confession: our speaker's known some strange fits of passion in his life. That sounds pretty mysterious. He's prepared to say more about these fits, but he'll only talk to a lover (as in, someone who is, or has been, in love).

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"Strange fits of passion have I known" is a seven-stanza poem ballad by the English Romantic poet William Wordsworth. Composed during a sojourn in Germany inthe poem was first published in the second edition of Lyrical Ballads (). The poem describes the poet's trip to his beloved Lucy's cottage, and his thoughts on the way.

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One is that of a reporter. How do assuage the guilt of a horrible mistake, a mistake which cost someone else everything. "Strange fits of passion" was published inin the second edition of Wordsworth's groundbreaking book Lyrical Ballads.

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This novel is written as though the reader were sifting through the notes of a writer who authored a non-fiction article about a woman who killed her husband.

Anita Shreve has 42 books on Goodreads with ratings. Anita Shreve’s most popular book is The Pilot's Wife. Strange Fits Of Passion / Where Or When by. Anita Shreve. avg rating — ratings — published Want to.

Her nonfiction books included Remaking Motherhood and Women Together, Women Alone. Her novels included Eden Close, Strange Fits of Passion, Where or When, Fortune's Rocks, Rescue, Stella Bain, and The Stars are Fire.

Several of her books were made into movies including The Pilot's Wife, Resistance, and The Weight of Water/5(8). This particular poem, Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known, is written in the form of a simple ballad, with an ABAB rhyme scheme.

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Strange fits of passion have I known: Text of the Poem. Strange fits of passion have I known: And I will dare to tell, But in the Lover's ear alone, What once to me befell. When she I loved looked every day Fresh as a rose in June, I to her cottage bent my way, Beneath an evening-moon.

“Strange Fits of Passion Have I Known” is one of six short lyrics generally classified as the “Lucy poems.” William Wordsworth wrote all six between andand each speaks about a. Sex and the singles scene is a much explored and exploited subject in cinema, particularly in the 's.

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May 02,  · English Poems - Three Years She Grew - William Wordsworth - Three years she grew in sun and shower, - Duration: Study IQ education 54, views. Strange Fits of Passion. Certainly this didn't strike me as a book for the general reader, in spite of its strategic scatterings of cuddly relevant phrases (Wordsworth's poem ''An Evening Walk'' is like an ''amateur video,'' his walk through France toward the Alps is ''on-road conditioning,'' the reassuring end of a fragment written at.

Works cited in the Shmoop guide to William Wordsworth. A bibliography of works cited. Feb 13,  · Strange fits of passion I have known: And I will dare to tell, But in the Lover's ear alone, What once to me befel.

When she I loved was strong and gay, And like a rose in June, I to her cottage bent my way, Beneath the evening Moon. Upon the Moon I fixed my eye, AH over the wide lea: My Horse trudged on—and we drew nigh Those paths so dear."strange fits of passion have i known" STRANGE fits of passion have I known: And I will dare to tell, But in the Lover's ear alone, What once to me befell.

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