John Muir was a Nature Journalist who had a deep connection and appreciation of nature. In his texts, Muir describes how he walked all over North America to search for flowers and other various plants. Just reading Muir’s work and looking at it, you can sense the dedication and appreciation the man had for Nature, he loved its unique beauty and wanted to help others understand it as well. In his writings, Muir also describes the plants perfectly and outlines their special beauty. In this way, he is able to transmit his feelings about nature directly to the reader, who can learn how to appreciate nature, and to understand Muir’s deep connection with nature.
William Wordsworth was a Romanticist who incorporated nature into his writings several times. One of the most prominent is in his poem, “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”, where he says, “The waves beside them danced; but they Out-did the sparkling waves in glee: A poet could not but be gay, In such a jocund company:” This shows just what kind of connection he had with nature, that the unique beauty made him so happy.
Woodsworth, like Muir was an expert in conveying his feelings about nature to the reader. He expertly uses specific word choice and language in order to convey the unique beauty of nature, and also his feelings about nature to the reader.