OZYMANDIAS -P.B.SHELLEY It brings out the truth of the statues and sculptures that the rich and the mighty get carved out to immortalize themselves. The all Consuming power of time wipes their name from the face of earth and their statues are torn down from the high pedestals.
MESSAGE One should live a modest and unpretentious life and withdraw from the world with a sense of resignation.
THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER - S.T. COLERIDGE Written by S.T. Colleridge, is one of the greatest poems of English Literature. It is written in the form and style of a folk ballad. It has the theme of Christian concept of sin, its punishment and redemption.
MESSAGE Those who harm and torture others can never experience peace of mind. Guilt keeps on pricking the mind. The sinner as well as those who support sin are punished sooner or later in life.
SNAKE - D.H. LAWRENCE Written by D. H. Lawrence, is a nature poem with a difference. It describes the beauty of a snake and relates an interesting incident .
MESSAGE It is written on the theme of the need of Man’s mutual and peaceful coexistence with the other creatures in the world. Parallel to this theme runs the theme of guilt and sin that Man commits.