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Refer to the extract below from the poem Ozymandias and answer the questions that follow:

…Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand,
Half sunk, a shatter'd visage lies…

  1. Who is speaking these lines?
  2. What does the speaker of these lines speak about?
  3. Explain the meaning of ‘trunkless legs of stone’?
  4. Explain the meaning of ‘shattered visage’?
  5. Explain the imagery described by the poet in the above lines.
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