Essay Planning - Comparing poems (Use of negative power (Poem 2 (London) (…
Essay Planning - Comparing poems
Use of negative power
Poem 2 (London)
Misery/horror of London is so powerful that it is overwhelming.
Monarchy and church to blame for suffering of the people.
Monarchy and church are abusing their power.
Poem 1 (Ozymandias)
Ozymandias shows abuse of power
Revels in his power
Over time, human power is lost
Shows off about his power
Image of blood running down palace walls.
Monarchy to blame for the death of people in the french revolution.
Like they have blood on their hands.
'Mind forged manicles'
'Wrinkled lip ad sneer of cold command'
Image of everlasting sand
'The lone level sands stretch far away'
King of kings
'Mind forged manacles'
1st person narrative
powerful image/words @ the end of the poem