Ozymandias is the title of a poem written by Percy Bysshe Shelley in the 19th century. It focuses on a statue of an ancient King that now exists in multiple broken pieces in the sand inside a grand but ruined ancient city while still bearing an inscription proclaiming "Look upon my works, ye mighty, and despair." The poem is about pride and hubris and how nothing, however grand, is permanent. Ozymandias psychoanalytic analysis concentrates on the power of the id, superior attitudes, feelings of superiority, and beliefs in immortality held by the client.

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