Percy Shelley: Poems

what is the effect of the juxtaposition of passions and lifeless in ozymandias?

the poet takes great care to describe in line 4 and 5, the "passions" of Ozymandias that the " stamped on these lifeless thing" (line7).

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In line 6-7 there is another living figure put into the poem, the "sculptor", who makes a statue representing the "passions" Ozmaddias. Even though the statue is dead, the passions from it survive.

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The effect is that, the passions which referred to the profound work done by the sculptor still it was on existence. Yet the lifeless which can be referred to the decesed king. His works are no longer relevent or can be remembered all that he was doing. Now only the great work of the sculptot stilll remains.