Snaith // Ozymandias

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Antique land
Shows how old and outdated the land is that the traveller is from
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Vast and trunkless legs of stone
Shows the enormity of the statue
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shattered visage
Details the loss of face and loss of power the Pharaoh has suffered
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A sneer of cold command
Explicits the clear destructive nature and cynicism on the King
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These passions...yet survive
Irony of how the lowly sculptor's work lasted longer than the great pharaoh
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stamped on these lifeless things
contrast between the sculptor's work and the pharaoh's cruel reign
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The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed
Details the cruel reign of the Pharaoh, using metaphors
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Ozymandias, King of Kings
The Pharaoh is bragging about his power, and how he will never be toppled
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look on my works and despair ye mighty
Bragging about his vast kingdom: nothing is left, however
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Nothing besides remains
Irony how there is nothing left to the statue despite the enscription
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Boundless and bare
Alliteration details the lack of an empire
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The lone and level sands stretch far away
A poignant line that shows that nothing can truly stand the test of time
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Card 2

Front

Vast and trunkless legs of stone

Back

Shows the enormity of the statue

Card 3

Front

shattered visage

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

A sneer of cold command

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

These passions...yet survive

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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