The Chambered Nautilus Mary Oliver Analysis

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“The Chambered Nautilus,” by can fit into the part of history that correlates to the romantic way of life . In the poem Oliver writes “Thanks for the heavenly message brought by thee” (22). In these words he explains that the nautilus relayed him a heavenly message and people that indulge themselves in nature on a spiritual level is a principle of romanticism.For example in the poem he writes “ Build thee more stately mansions, O my soul,/ as the swift seasons roll,” (29-30). This is one of the many examples of giving the shell a cycle of life. Oliver does an amazing job at giving this a more vast meaning to the shell’s life. This being said he also gives the nautilus a story on which he articulates “Shut thee from heaven with a dome more
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