Ozymandias - KEY QUOTES AND IDEAS

The sculptor could see the cruelty/meanness in Ozymandias’ face and chiselled it into the statue. (SHOWS HIS ARROGANCE)
“Whose frown and wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command,”

Ozymandias is so arrogant and cocky, he thinks he is above everyone, including God.
“Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”

Shelley uses imagery to get the point that nothing of Ozymandias’ is left. And even if it is, it’s in thousands of pieces.
“colossal wreck”
Shelley uses imagery to get the point that nothing of Ozymandias' is left. And even if it is, it's in thousands of pieces.

Shelley uses the letter “b” as a plosive to emphasise the vastness and sheer power of this otherwise desolate desert.

“boundless and bare”
Shelley uses the letter

The structure of Ozymandias is a sonnet, as it has …? This is known as iambic pentameter.
14 lines and 10 syllables.

Ozymandias is about the power of nature, but mostly the power of time. It is also about the power of authority. What else can it link to?
My Last Duchess

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