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How is the poem "Ozymandias" by Percy Shelley a Romantic poem? What elements make it a romantic poem? I read the poem a few times and I don't know how it is classified as romantic poetry.
This is a good definition and explanation of romantic poetry.
Love poetry and romantic style are two separate things entirely.
Scanning the first two websites below, I found these characteristics of romantic poetry: intuition over reason, pastoral over urban, emotion, imagination, nature, symbolism, myth, self, and romantic hero.
Which of these are present in Shelley's poem?