For this blog post, you are asked to respond to one or more of the following questions. As much as possible, please frame your contribution to the discussion in response to what your classmates have already said in the blog post.
DUE: Wednesday, February 27 (before class)
1.How does the structure of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” reflect its theme of cyclic regeneration?
2. What does the speaker conclude about happiness in Smith’s “Written at the Close of Spring”? How does this compare with Shelley’s representation of the seasonal cycle in “Ode to the West Wind”?
3. How would you describe the speaker’s relationship to the nightingale in Keats’s “Ode to a Nightingale”? How does it change from beginning to end?
4. How would you compare/contrast Keats’s “To Autumn” with Collins’s “Ode to Evening”?