Marie reads Wordsworth, finds Disney?

Somewhere in the cracks of her A.I. major, Marie takes classes in English. Yesterday, she gave a five minute presentation in English on … William Wordworth’s The Daffodils (‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ – that one). She was taken with it, in her own words,

because it suggests a certain sweet peacefulness and because the image that it offers us shows a breath-taking natural beauty.

It also reminded her of a pastoral poem by Wang Wei (this is a slide from her presentation:)

And the other poem it reminded her of? The song ‘Colors of Wind’ from Disney’s Pocahontas. Listen here. Roll over, Romantics…