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Beauty (poem)

Question 1:

The poet says, “Beauty is heard in…”

Can you hear beauty? Add a sound that you think is beautiful to the sounds the poet thinks are beautiful.

The poet, Shelley, said:

Heard melodies are sweet,

But those unheard are sweeter.

What do you think this means? Have you ever ‘heard’ a song in your head, long after the song was sung or played?


A sound that is beautiful is the singing of a bird.

In the given lines, Shelley says that when we hear melodies, we enjoy them. However, later when we think about those melodies ...

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