William Cowper

1 Mar
  1. Time it was written – March 20, 1799
  2. Poets class (economic and social)
  3. Poets history, origin,
  4. Political views
  5. Religious family; his father was a rector at a church. But despite that Cowper tried to commit suicide three times.
  6. Fervent Evangelical Christian.
  7. Major events of the time (political situation)
  8. Audience it was intended for
  9. What does the poem refer to? (something real)
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