5 edition of Spots of Time found in the catalog.
December 1, 2006
by Tallis House
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||252|
Poets talk about “spots of time,” but it is really fishermen who experience eternity compressed into a moment. No one can tell what a spot of time is until suddenly the whole world is . The famous image of the "spots of time" appears in this book. The image conveys the idea that memory can soothe the external disturbances of the mind, just as poetry lives on long after events recorded in it have taken place. The poet can see himself rescued by the sensitive nature of his creative soul when he recalls two specific occurrences.
Job had prospered for a time, seemed confirmed, and was secure in his prosperity; and it is common for foolish wicked men to do so: I have seen them taking root —planted, and, in their own and others’ apprehension, fixed, and likely to continue. The key spots of time passages are strongly visual. For example, in the Prelude, the poet describes waiting in a field as a boy to be brought home from school: Upon my right hand was a .
Sharing Question: Share the story of a time when you spoke too quickly instead of listening, with disastrous, or at least negative, results. 7. Responding to God: Spend time asking God for the grace to listen more and speak less. Think of one particular person with whom you are impatient and want to jump in and speak. The passages in Wordsworth's Prelude known as the 'spots of time' have always been regarded as important and impressive but have seldom been satisfactorily explained. Whilst there is general agreement about how well they are written, there is none at all about what they might mean. David Ellis sets out to resolve this paradox and, since the passages which concern him deal with very private.
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Book Description David Ellis sets out to resolve the meaning behind the 'spots of time' in the Prelude. Since the passages which concern him deal with very private moments in Wordsworth's life and have an interest which is largely psychological, he considers how far a knowledge of Freud might be relevant to their by: 5.
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Wordsworth’s Spots of Time. Date: Aug Author: Zarah Parker 2 Comments. In The Prelude Wordsworth describes the cultivation of his poetic mind using what he coined ‘spots of time’ as the reasons for his poetic inclinations. Now, what confused me for the longest was what a spot of time was or wasn’t.
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These two spots of time that nurture Merton's spiritual awakening are indicative of the power of nature to evoke prayer and effect ongoing spiritual growth.
Moreover, these illustrations offer clues for understanding Merton's fascination with nature and his ability to see—be awake to—the spiritual lessons they impart.
In Wordsworth’s famous passage about the spots of time, we understand that time and space have been intertwined in a new way, a way which allows for imagistic perception rather than an intellectual understanding. Perception is part constitutive, part creative that is.
arrangement of books within the poem (not merely of details within books) repeats the '" spot oftime' structure."5 The accumulated discoveries about the spots oftime have led to increasingly broader claims oftheir importance.
The spots have come to be viewed as an organizing principle with nearly infinite. Narrowly speaking, the " spots of time" are the two incidents introduced by Wordsworth's own use of the phrase: " There are in our existence spots of time, / That with distinct pre-eminence retain / A renovating virtue," 2 that is, the little boy's encounter.
William Wordsworth"The Prelude XII" () [Lines ] There are in our existence spots of time, That with distinct pre-eminence retain. A renovating virtue, whence--depressed.
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Spots-of-Time (Lake District by Moonlight) Images of landscapes and the picturesque have been mediated through photography for over years. During this period the different styles of landscape photography have become as varied as the terrain they refer to.
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saving. Want to Read. Currently Reading. Read. Other editions/5(2). In Book II of The Prelude, Wordsworth writes about significant yet insignificant memories as "spots of time": There are in our existence spots of time Which with distinct pre-eminence retain A. Spots of Time: A Novel Published by Graphit India, Chandigarh When Priyadarshini Pannu, erstwhile editor and creative writer, decides to settle down in the outskirts of Chandigarh, she anticipates a quiet life with little excitement.
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of the history of the spots of time passage reveals clearly that the two incidents, the confrontation with the beacon in childhood (but not in "early youth") and the waiting for the horses, were the earliest part of the passage written, and date from Explore the official tourism site of SC & discover all the rich history, sandy beaches & family attractions a South Carolina vacation has to offer.
In Wordsworth's time, epiphanies had not yet been given that term and were referred to by Wordsworth as "spots of time."  There is an agreement that the modern term for the literature device "epiphany" began with Romanticism and in particular with the works of William Wordsworth.
That approach suits a writer who argued that pivotal ‘spots of time’, fixed in memory, can order our past and heal our present.”—Boyd Tonkin, Financial Times “[ Radical Wordsworth ] breathes with exactly the kind of relaxed authority that’s always made [Bate’s] books .from The Prelude: Book 1: Childhood and School-time By William Wordsworth About this Poet William Wordsworth was one of the founders of English Romanticism and one its most central figures and important intellects.
He is remembered as a poet of spiritual and epistemological speculation, a poet concerned with the human relationship to nature and.The Book Club Radical Wordsworth: Focusing on the ‘spots of time’ of poet’s greatest work Book review: Incomplete biography still details Englishman’s influence.