Unformatted text preview: were members of the first generation of Romantic poets, while the second generation of poets includes Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Mary Shelley and John Keats. Byron is most notably recognized for the narrative poem, Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage . Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage is a story of a hero’s epic adventures in Europe but it also satirizes London society. Percy Shelley contributed to the appreciation of nature through his poem, “Ode to the West Wind”. Although Shelley is an open atheist, his poem does express a spiritual presence in nature. His wife, Mary Shelley,...
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- Spring '08
- Romanticism, Percy Bysshe Shelley