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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceQuotations · 1 decade ago

what is the central theme of this poem?

He clasps the crag with crooked hands;

Close to the sun in lonely lands,

Ringed with the azure world, he stands.

The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;

He watches from his mountain walls,

And like a thunderbolt he falls.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    i think it's the clearest description of an eagle diving that i;ve ever read. captures the moment though, doesn't it?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    It's Alfred, Lord Tennyson's description of an eagle...

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  • 1 decade ago

    Its an old image of a legendary god who is being replaced by new younger god (the christian version would be Jesus as replacement) Sounds Norse.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Sounds like the fall of Satan to me?

    I am not familiar with this piece... Who is it by?

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  • 1 decade ago

    life

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    the thing which we cannot see.i.e. AIR

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  • 1 decade ago

    "Life and Death"

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