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In what ways is Skylark a typical romantic poem Skylark is a typically romantic poem due to the use of language and feelings expressed in the poem The title To a Skylark is typically romantic as the poem is wrote directly to a bird The references to time height heaven and the poet himself are also typically romantic The poem describes how the bird is not just a bird it is much more than that Hail to thee blithe spirit Bird thou never wert L1-2 this is as though the poem is telling the reader that it is not just describing a bird but many different parallels are being shown through the image of the bird spirit may also be taken literally as somebody which has been lost to the poet or merely just as a metaphor of the bird The poem in itself is contrasted with the birds singing to emphasise the beauty and perfection of the poem Pourest thy full heart In profuse strains of unpremeditated art L4-5 The poet is full of poetry which pours from his heart without the need of concentration and thought as easily as the bird can sing its song The emotions contained in the poem are soaring higher and higher as the bird gains height above him Higher still and higher From the earth thou springest L6-7 As the bird glistens in the light yet more inspiration is shown in the poem Like a cloud of fire L8 As though a burning desire to unleash all of his thoughts and feelings through poetry is all around him as though in a cloud of smoke The use of colour has great effect to the tone of the poem The colour reflects the emotion in the poem As the sun goes down
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