Beethoven's Deafness In William Wordsworth

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Pugh ENGL-2320-J01 World Literature II Instructor- Dr. Brandi Leonard Prompt 1 1. Discuss the significance of Beethoven's deafness and how it affected his ability to produce art. Could Beethoven's hearing loss be seen as an "albatross"? Why or why not? Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany, and was baptized on Dec. 17, 1770. There has never been any type of authentic record or file as to when he was actually born. Ludwig van Beethoven’s grandfather and father functioned as court musicians in Bonn. Beethoven’s father, who was a singer, provided Beethoven with a lot of his early musical teaching. Beethoven didn’t have the best education, but he studied violin, French horn, and piano, and before he was even 12 years old, Beethoven…show more content…
All appearances of the ordinary world from the highest mountain peak to the most delicate little flower. Wordsworth elevated these thoughts and fervent emotions in the people who perceive these appearances. Wordsworth repeatedly highlights the significance of nature to a person’s brain and religious development. Therefore, William Wordsworth I think strongly expresses his emotions and feelings through nature. William Blake in the Songs of Innocence brings out the simple fears and hopes that tell the lives of children and traces their conversion as the child grows up to be an adult. In William Blake’s poems he tries to draw attention to the encouraging aspects of a person’s ordinary human understanding, while others have a more serious stance, prior to the corruption and distortion of experience. This mixture of the conventional mixed with the new is consistent with Blake’s continuous interest in reassessing and reframing the expectations of humans thought process and social behavior. Therefore, William brings out the emotions through social behavior and how humans act. Emily Dickinson is a very special writer because everything she writes are often parts of the topography of her own psyche. Emily likes to explore her own feelings with meticulous and often raw honesty, but never loses sight of the widespread graceful poetic application. Emily Dickinson greatest part about her is that she writes about the facts and details of her own life and emotions and how it relates to her and other people, which is how she brings out the emotions in her poems. Beethoven exhibited encouraging emotions in his music. A good example is Ode to Joy in his Ninth Symphony, where the poetic adoration of peace and of our common comradeship and civilization are magnificently and powerfully put in musical terms. During Beethoven’s last eight years of his life, he was completely deaf, yet he did not

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