Ozymandias Irony and Comparison with Sonnet 55 of Shakespeare
The irony in this poem is that Ozymandias, a king who probably lived a long time ago, believed that his statue, which he was proud of, will forever venerate him but now only the legs of the statue remain and its head, which was given much detail by the sculptor, is shattered and corrupted by time. Now, the statue of Ozymandias, which represented his pride and glory when it was still whole, lies alone, wrecked and destroyed, on the bare, wide desert. This poem is showing that Ozymandias, when his...
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