Part 1 English Poem 8 (Ozymandias) Summary & Short Questions

Level: F.A / F.Sc
Class: 1st Year
Board: Punjab Textbook Board
Subject: English
Book III: Plays & Poems
Poem 8: Ozymandias
Type: Summary & Short Questions
Author: P.B. Shelly
Pages: 3
PDF Size: 1 MB

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This chapter is from the 11th class English book 3 and it has been written by P.B. Shelly. we have presented the important questions and main idea of this chapter for the intermediate (first year) fsc fa ics i.com first year students.

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Summary

In the poem “Ozymandias”, the poet criticizes those who become proud after gaining success in life. The poet reminds us that worldly pleasures and Wordly gains are short-lived. The richest person can become poor all of a sudden. Even if everything goes well in a lifetime, one has to die after all. He does not take anything with him to his grave. The poet believes that the feeling of superiority in man is only an illusion and self-deception. In the poem “Ozymandias”, the poet criticizes those who become proud after gaining success in life. The poet reminds us that worldly pleasures and worldly gains are short-lived. The richest person can become poor all of a sudden. Even if everything goes well in a lifetime, one has to die after all. He does not take anything with him to his grave. The poet believes that feeling of superiority in man is only an illusion and self-deception.

Questions Answers

How did the poet come to know Ozymandias?

The poet came to know Ozymandias through a traveller. The traveller told him that the statue of the king was scattered in a desert.

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