3 Answered Questions for the topic percy bysshe shelley


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


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


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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