AWEJ for Translation & Literary Studies, Volume 7, Number 3. August 2023 Pp.125-132

The Effect of Daffodil Flowers on William Wordsworth’s Mood

Al Baha University College of Science & Art
Almakhwah Section, Saudi Arabia


The study highlights that nature has a significant impact on romantic poets’ moods. The significance of the study displays that nature plays a big role in changing the mood of some English romantic poets from pessimistic to optimistic. The daffodils flowers can shift a person’s gloomy condition into an optimistic one. The study shows how William Wordsworth’s poem Daffodils reflects his love of nature and how daffodils flowers were able to change his depressing condition into an optimistic one. The study used a descriptive and analytical methodology. The study concludes that nature could change the poets’ attitudes from a pessimistic one to an optimistic one, especially the daffodils flowers. Also, nature has an impact on both their literary output and their attitudes, sentiments, and way of life. Romantic writers cherished nature because it could affect their feelings and generate beautiful poetry. A person’s appreciation of nature acts as a mirror to reflect their thoughts, sentiments, and traditions, as well as their outlook on life.

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Ibrahim, A. M. A.  (2023). The Effect of Daffodil Flowers on William Wordsworth’s Mood.  Arab World English Journal for Translation & Literary Studies 7 (3): 125-132. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24093/awejtls/vol7no3.9


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Amal Mohammed Ali Ibrahim is an Assistant Prof. of English literature Studies at Al Baha University. She got her Ph.D. from the Sudan University of Science &Technology (SSUT) in 2013. Currently, she is teaching English Literature, especially poetry courses at Al Baha University. Since 2013, Dr.  Amal has participated in a number of international courses and published some articles in outstanding journals and book proceedings. ORCID ID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6263-9921