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What do we learn about Ozymandias' character in "Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley?

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In "Ozymandias," a sonnet by Percy Bysshe Shelley, we learn that Ozymandias was a powerful king. Ozymandias, in reality, was Egyptian king Ramses II, called "Ozymandias" by the Greeks. He ruled for a very long time and was considered a tyrant. In the poem his face is described:

"Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,

And wrinkled lip, and...

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