Dimensionalities of the Death Theme in Shelley’s Poetry

Xiaochun LIU


This article, combined with the historical and cultural background, displays and expounds the dimensionality of the theme of death in Shelley’s poetry. Its dimensionality can be concluded into such aspects as secularity, philosophy, religion, mind and universe. Such dimensionalities are not only closely associated with western philosophy, western religion and literature tradition, but also conveys Shelley’s attitude to life and his unique idea of soul.


Shelley; Death; Spirit

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