The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls
The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls Themes
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Man and the Natural World
The speaker of "Splendour Falls" is alone in the mountains, looking across the valley at sunset and describing the scene. It's gorgeous, but there is something about this particular scene of nature...
Memory and the Past
"The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls" is partly a description of a beautiful scene in the mountains and the speaker's response to the echoes of a bugle. Listening to those echoes, though, makes the...
The speaker of "The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls" is walking in the hills above a castle—alone. Does that bum him out? Not one little bit. He watches the sunset, takes in the beautiful scenery...
The theme of "Immortality" is pretty closely related to "Memory and the Past" in "The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls": both have to do with the ways that "echoes" can affect us. But instead of the...
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