Critical Appreciation of ‘A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal’

William Wordsworth’s “A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal” stands as a poignant elegy composed in 1799 and later published in 1800. It derives its title from the opening line of the poem, which speaks volumes about the overarching theme – the abrupt and premature death of Lucy. However, the poet deliberately leaves Lucy’s identity shrouded … Read more