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Prometheus Unbound

Percy Bysshe Shelley's dramatic poem "Prometheus Unbound" includes the lines: As in the soft and sweet eclipse, ⁠When soul meets soul on lovers' lips,High hearts are calm, and brightest eyes are...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2021, 9:48 pm (UTC)

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Prometheus Unbound

This exerpt is found in Prometheus Unbound: A Lyrical Drama in Four Acts by Percy Bysshe Shelley. In the stanza you have identified (scene 2.3), there are several literary devices. First,...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2012, 3:18 am (UTC)

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Possessive nouns that end in s can be difficult to navigate, even for those skilled in grammar. The difference between the three choices you listed lie in the punctuation of the word lover. We are...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2019, 7:51 pm (UTC)

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Prometheus Unbound is a romantic poem in the modern sense of "love and romance" and in relation to the Romantic movement, which had more to do with whimsey and creative passion. This second...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2019, 9:47 pm (UTC)

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Act 1 sets the scene for the rest of the play, establishing characters and themes. The Titan Prometheus is being punished by the gods for stealing fire and giving it to mortals. It's a truly...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2018, 12:47 pm (UTC)

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The term “Byronic hero” is derived from George Gordon, Lord Byron, an English writer and politician who lived from 1788 to 1824. The term is applied to heroes of Byron's works, such as Childe...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2018, 2:35 am (UTC)

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In Prometheus Unbound, Demogorgon is a spirit from the underworld who challenges and ultimately dethrones his father, Jupiter. In literature, Demogorgon is traditionally presented as a diabolical...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2018, 10:59 am (UTC)

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You are in luck! eNotes has several pages dedicated to Prometheus Unbound, including a summary. I am happy to give you a short summary here, but please consult our pre-existing webpages for more...

Latest answer posted April 14, 2016, 5:26 pm (UTC)

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In Shelley's version of the Prometheus legend, the title character is someone rather like the poet himself. A great lover of humanity, he wishes to bring freedom to humankind, a freedom that...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2021, 7:55 am (UTC)

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Prometheus is a figure from Greek mythology. He was one of the Titans, the generation of gods before the Olympians, and has a prominent role in Greek myth as a benefactor to humanity. He appears in...

Latest answer posted March 29, 2012, 9:29 am (UTC)

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