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Gerard Manley Hopkins

‘Pied Beauty’ as a Religious Poem

Pied Beauty as a Religious or Devotional Poem

Gerard Manley Hopkins is a distinguished poet of Victorian age. He was influenced by the movement and activities of Victorian period. He was keen observer of socio-political and socio-economic aspects of the society. Nonetheless, he had a great enthusiasm for the sensuous beauty of nature.

In the description of nature Hopkins raises himself to the height of the romantics. More than this, through the glorification of nature, the poet glorifies the majesty and magnificence of God. In this sense, h is a Christian poet or a religious poet.

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