Character Analysis in Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Character Analysis Examples in Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard:

Text of the Poem 1

"thee..."   (Text of the Poem)

Notice that Gray suddenly addresses a subject. He uses this "thee" to refer to himself. In this way, Gray is able to insert himself into the poem. He is no longer a spectator observing the graves of others, but a participant within the action of the poem.