Images of violence, death and coming winter, brought by the wind;
Leaves dead (2), corpse within its grave (8), angels of rain and lightning (18), approaching storm (23).
Images of peace and serenity disturbed by the coming of the WW, which disturbs them;
Summer dreams (29), blue Mediterranean (30), sleep old places and towers (33), azure moss and flowers (33), oozy woods (39).
Rich and conservative family, Eton (tyranny of schoolmasters and older boys, mad Shelley), Oxford (The Necessity of Atheism), marries Harriet Westbrook, moves place to place, political activist, love with Mary Godwin, France, Switzerland, Italy (fascinated by landscape, climate and art), during an excursion by boat, a storm arose, drowning him.
Natural scenery animated by natural forces;
Communion with the universe;
Prophecy of political and social revolution: desire for change, rebellion against oppressive powers, striving towards justice, happiness and freedom;
Poet as transmitter of forces present in the universe;
Creation of powerful myths.
Great technical ability;
Dreamer, utopian thinker who has impossible plans, forerunner of Socialism;