- Created by: Chelski
- Created on: 13-05-17 11:24
Love's Philosophy-Percy Bysshe Shelly
Compare to When We Two Parted
- Philosophy means knowledge.
- 2 Stanzas
- Represents the two of them
- Rigid 8 line form
- The narrator uses personification to show the natural examples giving, recieving and benefitting from love - this emphasises his point that love itself is natural and neccesssary
- ABAB structure
- Tightly structured to be pursuasive
- Using majority of each stanza to build up evidence to support his argument that everything in nature is supposed to come together.
- Rhetorical questions
- Emphasises the contrast between nature and the narraotors situation
- Masculine rhyme or single rhyme - only the last syllable of the words rhyme (e.g destroy, enjoy, plane, explain)
- Feminine rhyme or double rhyme - two syllables at the end of the words whyme (e.g label, table, mingle, single)
- He uses both of these to add to the idea of merging man and woman together.
- A dislike to urban life and embraces the natural world
- A love of the supernatural
- Use of ordinary everyday language
- (e.g "Fountains"-natural springs, "Law divine"-a law of God that connot be changed by man)