Fears in Solitude written in April 1798, is one of the conversation poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. It was composed while France threatened to invade Great Britain. Although Coleridge was opposed to the British government, the poem sides with the British people in a patriotic defence of their homeland. The poem also emphasizes a desire to protect one's family and to live a simple life in harmony with nature. The critical response to the poem was mixed, with some critics claiming that the work was "alarmist" and anti-British. Warning: template has been deprecated.— Excerpted from Fears in Solitude on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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