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Irony in Ozymandias

Irony Examples in Ozymandias:


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"Tell that its sculptor well those passions read..."   (Ozymandias)

With somber irony, Shelley praises the clever sculptor who gave immortality not to Ozymandias's glory but to the king's presumptuous conceit by perfectly capturing the sneer to convey Ozymandias’s arrogance and condescension.

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