Pied Beauty- Gerard Manley Hopkins

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'PIED' - light and dark

  • God is both good and bad
  • Omnipotent, omniscient and benevolent

STANZA 1: nature

'Glory be to God' - emphatic positioning to emphasise the significance of religion

'Couple-colour' - reminder of 'pied' and suggests that God is watching over from the sky

'Plotted and pieced' - nothing has just happened. God has planned everything and


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