Unit Four : God and Man
Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Heritage of Words
In his sonnet "God's Grandeur" the poet G.M Hopkins praises the magnificence and glory of God. He describes the majestic deeds of God. He claims that God is omnipresent and omnipotent. The good deeds on earth are also the results of these qualities of God. Though human beings continuously destroy nature, it is never spent.
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Question for practice :
- Give reasons why men are unaware of the greatness of God?
- What is the central idea of the poem?
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