3 Answered Questions for the topic percy bysshe shelley

09/20/19

Stories From the Year Without a Summer?

I have seen the story many times: Percy and Mary Shelley (not yet wed) paid an a visit to Lord Byron in 1816. Attributed now to the eruption at Mount Tambora, this year was unseasonably cool.... more
Percy Bysshe Shelley Literature Poetry

05/22/19

Could Ozymandias be interpreted as referring to the power of the Church/pope?

The poem's central line that establishes the theme of power: >"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Does the "king of kings" part happen to be a subtle reference to the English papacy by any... more
Percy Bysshe Shelley Literature Poetry

05/04/19

Sentence structure of a stanza in "Ozymandias"—how the grammar works?

>Tell that its sculptor well those passions read Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things, The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed. I do get that it says that the one... more

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