Comparing ‘Tissue’ to ‘Ozymandias’ | myenglisheffects

Comparing ‘Tissue’ to ‘Ozymandias’ | myenglisheffects

Ozium means “‘breath” or “air”, and mandate means “to rule”. Ozymandias means to breathe is to rule.

Firstly, here is an example response provided by AQA and what makes it successful:

Explore how Shelley presents ideas about power in ‘Ozymandias’ and one other poem from the Power and Conflict anthology.

Both ‘Ozymandias’ and ‘My Last Duchess’ show the effects of power and how it corrupts. Shelley describes Ozymandias’ ‘sneer of cold command’ as if to suggest that he is a cruel and heartless leader, only concerned with his own power and the immortality it will bring. The Duke in ‘My Last…

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