Imagery In She Walks In Beauty

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Lord Byron wrote “She Walks In Beauty” to express his sentiment toward a woman by complimenting her beauty both physically and the beauty she have within. Within the poem he expresses himself to show that the woman is the most beautiful woman he have ever seen by comparing her to nature. He gets the inspiration for the nature competitions because of the Romantic Movement of that time. His admiration and appreciation for her beauty gave the poem a lively and exciting feeling. However, his love for her does not stop in her physical beauty alone but also her confidence and personality. The poem explains that even if the outer appearance is beautiful, to find the true value one must look within. In the poem “She Walks In Beauty” the writer seems…show more content…
By placing the metaphor in his first line it shows the reader that her beauty is in her confidence so even though he continues to describing her, the she knows that her confidence show more beauty that her physical appearance. He describes her beauty as “like the night/ of cloudless climes and starry skies” mixing imagery and simile together to form a description that shows her as a pale and beautiful. The description forms a such an image because he compares her with the night, which hides the light of the sun thus taking away the tan skin tone from people 's heads, and the clouds which are usually white. The imagery also works comparing her to the “starry skies” making her appear beautiful. In the second part of the poem Lord Byron’s expresses that one of the reasons she is so beautiful is the small physical features like her “waves in every raven tress” showing more imagery to describe her curly black hair. He stated that the black hair…show more content…
Because he live in the romantic period he was able to write excellent poems because the inspiration he was able to obtain from other people. In his poem “She Walks In Beauty” he expresses love and passion for a girl however he stay true to the ideas of the romantic time period by rejecting any urban talk and by expressing his feeling. In the poem he wrote lots of imagery to describe properly the woman and shows similes and metaphors that characterize
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