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  1. Anonymous
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    a question about (she dwelt) poem

    May you explain for me the theme(s) of (she dwelt) by William Wordsworth?


    SHE DWELT AMONG THE UNTRODDEN WAYS

    She dwelt among the untrodden ways
    Beside the springs of Dove,
    A Maid whom there were none to praise
    And very few to love:

    A violet by a mossy stone
    Half hidden from the eye!
    --Fair as a star, when only one
    Is shining in the sky.

    She lived unknown, and few could know
    When Lucy ceased to be;
    But she is in her grave, and, oh,
    The difference to me!

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    It's about a beautiful woman in a remote area, who was seen by few, but whose death affected the wrtiter greatly.

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    I would say that the theme is the writer's grief for a lost love. In this case the love was lost to death. ("Love" can be a noun as well as a verb.)

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