While he was in France he had an affair with Annette Vallon, who became pregnant with his illegitimate daughter, Caroline. (Everett, G. "William Wordsworth: Biography." victorianweb.com. N/A, 2000. Web. 26 Feb 2012) He had to return to England before she gave birth because he ran out of money. He met his sister again and moved into a cottage with her. Shortly after that he met a man named Coleridge. After reading “A Ruined Cottage” Coleridge said that it was the finest poem in their language. (Noyes 43) Together they produced Lyrical Ballads, a collection of poems. Lyrical Ballads is where the Romantic Movement started in England. Both authors are given credit for starting the Movement but Coleridge only had four poems in the book while Wordsworth had nineteen. (Noyes 47)
After writing Lyrical Ballads he started working on his longest project. It was an autob...
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