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o Born August 4, 1792… Died July 8, 1822 o Percy was Born into a wealthy family in Sussex, England o Percy drowned while sailing at age 29. o Percy produced.

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2 o Born August 4, 1792… Died July 8, 1822 o Percy was Born into a wealthy family in Sussex, England o Percy drowned while sailing at age 29. o Percy produced gorgeous lyrical poetry quintessential of the Romantic Era. o Percy is perhaps best remembered for the mythical poemPrometheus Unbound and for Adonais, an elegy to his friend John Keats. Nothing of him that doth fade. But doth suffer a sea- change Into something rich and strange Nothing of him that doth fade. But doth suffer a sea- change Into something rich and strange

3 The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What is all this sweet work worth If thou kiss not me 2 stanzas lines in each stanza because of indentation

4 The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What is all this sweet work worth If thou kiss not me ABABCDCDEFEFGHGHABABCDCDEFEFGHGH Rhyme scheme: The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse Approximate rhyme: a rhyme that has the same end sound.

5 The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What is all this sweet work worth If thou kiss not me Imagery: visually descriptive or figurative language

6 The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What is all this sweet work worth If thou kiss not me Mountains cant kiss. Waves cant clasp or hold onto each other. Personification: the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form

7 The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What is all this sweet work worth If thou kiss not me Alliteration: The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

8 The fountains mingle with the river And the rivers with the ocean, The winds of heaven mix for ever With a sweet emotion; Nothing in the world is single; All things by a law divine In one spirit meet and mingle. Why not I with thine? See the mountains kiss high heaven And the waves clasp one another; No sister-flower would be forgiven If it disdained its brother; And the sunlight clasps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What is all this sweet work worth If thou kiss not me

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