Ozymandiaz By Percy Shelly (Form- (sonnet, turning point in line 9…
Ozymandiaz By Percy Shelly
Statue focuses on different parts
sonnet, turning point in line 9 Petrarchan sonnet
Human Power is destroyed
ambic pentameter disrupted
seconded hand account distances reade
Language of Power-
Power of Ozymandais - Human power
Power lost - Visible art
Nature- Ruined the statue
Language of Anger-
Tyranny of Ruler- Aggressive language "king of kings" "ye mighty"
Nothing Left- ruined statue "shatter'd visage"
Symbol- Temporary Nature of political Power/ Human Achievement
Hatred Of Oppression
Possible to overturn social power/ political order "despair"
Feeling and Attitudes-
Pride-proud ruler- admired what he did
Arrogance-belived he was most powerful ruler
Power-human civilisation insignificant to time
Art has Power to preserve-only temporary
Narrator meets traveller - statue king - proud boasts powerful inscription -statue crumbles