Poetry – The Sea
The poem “The Sea,” by James Reeves, presents to the reader a whole new different and imaginative view of the sea. You would expect that the sea and a dog are two completely unrelated things in this world, but whilst reading this intelligently thought out poem, you come to
The sea- james reeves
Mother Nature is just like everyone, beautiful and attractive, with a lot of features and resources that help us live. Probably the most important resource is water, and water comes from the sea or the rain. The sea can be very serene in summer days, and it also can be...
Analysis of 'the Sea' by James Reeves
Summary: The Sea, by James Reeves, basically talks about how the sea is similar to a dog in many occasions. In the first stanza, the poet mentions how the sea is similar to a dog, thus supporting this connection with the latter part of the poem.
J.Reeves has successfully used the dog metaphor to elicit the behaviors of the sea at many occasions. The poet compares the different behaviors of the dog at different moods with the sea. The first stanza shows the begining of the violence due to the hungry nature of the dog which metaphoric
Points to remember:
1. The statue of Ozymandias stands as a metaphor (symbol) of the temporal (not permanent) nature of political power. Time and history have a destructive power that brings all to an end.
2. The statue in the poem also symbolizes pride or ‘hubris’ (arrogan