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by Percy Bysshe Shelley


Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "Ozymandias" by Percy Bysshe Shelley.

In this poem, Shelley uses the description of a ruined statue to explore the transient nature of power and life.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Fate & Free Will and Man vs. Nature as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"Who's in control: man or nature?" and "Can we control our fate?"

Ways to support your child: