She Walks in Beauty
She Walks in Beauty Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
We know that appearances are going to be important in "She Walks in Beauty" from line 1 – after all, the fourth word of the poem is "beauty." The entire poem is one long description of a woma...
We're talking about the unnamed lady's principles here, not the speaker's. We're guessing – partly based on the poem itself, and partly based on Byron's reputation – that, given the opp...
Women and Femininity
"She Walks in Beauty" is completely focused on one woman. But, as you may have noticed, the woman doesn't ever to get speak for herself. Instead, she is totally objectified by the speaker. He actua...
Awe and Amazement
Because of the way the unnamed woman in "She Walks in Beauty" is described, the speaker almost seems to be worshipping her. He idolizes her beauty and compares it to things that are so vast and uni...
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