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Shelley is a poet who often gives the impression that he is so entranced by the sound of his own words that the meaning of a poem is subordinated to that sound, or, to put it another way, the sound...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2019 1:52 am UTC

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Wordsworth and Shelley both draw inspiration from nature, but they do so in profoundly different ways. Wordsworth’s definition of poetry (from the preface to Lyrical Ballads, 1802, that “poetry is...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2018 12:02 pm UTC

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Shelley's poem is a meditation upon the vastness of nature and the unknown it represents. Though Byron's Manfred is also set in the Alps, his theme is somewhat different from Shelley's in "Mont...

Latest answer posted January 10, 2019 8:35 pm UTC

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There are a number of Gothic characteristics to Shelley's "Mont Blanc." The setting, for example, is dark, wild, and threatening, as gothic settings tend to be. In stanza two, the "Ravine of Arve"...

Latest answer posted May 7, 2019 5:20 pm UTC

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