Ozymandias

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Who wrote Ozymandias?
Percy Bysshe Shelly
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What inspired them to write Ozymandias?
Shelley wrote this poem as a sonnet and is was for a competition against one of his friends.
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What does the title mean?
Ozymandias was, at one point, the king of Egypt, many years ago, (Ramses II)
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what was the poets purpose?
Shelley wanted to tell the story of the ancient Ozymandias that once ruled Egypt but is now buried under the sand.
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What is the poem about?
The speaker describes a meeting with traveller who has visited the place where ancient civilisations once lived. The traveller told a story about an old statue that is almost buried under the sand, but still visible.
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What is the context of this poem?
Ozymandias is based when ancient civilisations once lived.
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Name some key quotes from Ozymandias
"Cold", "Colossal wreck", "Antique", "Two vast and trunk-less legs""
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