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Poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, Mont Blanc, Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude, Adonais (Paperback) Loot Price: R280
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Poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, Mont Blanc, Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude, Adonais...
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Poetry by Percy Bysshe Shelley - Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, Mont Blanc, Alastor, or the Spirit of Solitude, Adonais (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Ozymandias, Ode to the West Wind, Mont Blanc, Alastor, or The Spirit of Solitude, Adonais, Original Poetry by Victor and Cazire, The Revolt of Islam, Posthumous Fragments of Margaret Nicholson, The Triumph of Life, Queen Mab, The Masque of Anarchy, Julian and Maddalo, Hymn to Intellectual Beauty, To a Skylark, One Word is Too Often Profaned, The Devil's Walk, England in 1819, Love's Philosophy, A Dirge. Excerpt: Ode to the West Wind is an ode written by Percy Bysshe Shelley in 1819 near Florence, Italy; it was published in 1820 (see 1820 in poetry). Some have interpreted the poem as the speaker lamenting his inability to directly help those in England owing to his being in Italy; at the same time, the poem expresses the hope that its words will inspire and influence those who read or hear it.Perhaps more than anything else, Shelley wanted his message of reform and revolution spread, and the wind becomes the trope for spreading the word of change through the poet-prophet figure. Some also believe that the poem is due to the loss of his son, William in 1819 (to Mary Shelley), his son Charles (to Harriet Shelley) died in 1826, after "Ode to the West Wind" was written and published. The ensuing pain influenced Shelley. The poem allegorises the role of the poet as the voice of change and revolution; at the time of composing this poem, Shelley without doubt had the Peterloo Massacre of August 1819 in mind. His other poems written at the same time-"The Mask of Anarchy," "Prometheus Unbound," and "England in 1819"-take up these same problems of political change, revolution, and role of the poet. The poem Ode to the West Wind consists of five cantos written in terza rima. Each canto consists of four tercets (ABA, BCB, CDC, DED) and a rhyming couplet (EE). The Ode is written in iambic pentameter. The poem begins with three ca...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-48243-9
Barcode: 9781155482439
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LSN: 1-155-48243-3

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