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Who was Ozymandias?

He was Ramses the Second, a very powerful Egyptian ruler.


What themes are explored in the poem of Ozymandias?

Power of nature
Power of humans


What kind of legacy does the pharaoh wish to leave behind?

He wants to be known forever as this powerful ruler who did great things for Egypt and the people despite him forcing thousands of slaves to build a giant statue of him and may of whom died in its making.