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An Analysis of Ozymandias by Percy Shelley

Summary: Analyzes the poem Ozymandias, by Percy Shelley. Examines the theme of the magnificent power of nature. Details the sonnet structure and iambic pentameter of the poem. Comments on the poem's modern relevance.
The poem shows the magnificent power of nature over the works of mankind. Percy Shelley was born in 1792, where in his time the different wonders found within this world where very much appreciated and loved by all. The whole poem was written in the structure of Italian sonnet containing 14 lines with iambic pentameter.

The poem contains a strong irony in order to come up with a question of why we, human, create such a huge monuments for our own benefit so that our works would be known through out the world. The whole poem let us enter into the "antique land" where we could find the dieing dynasty of Ozymandias. "Antique" means something valuable and must be treasured, concluding that this "land" is somewhat significant and important in its time. It uses the word "traveler" to support the idea of someone who has seen many things and has...

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