On Beauty and Perception

The natural environment plays a great role in presenting ideas in a text. Setting can often add depth to the thoughts, feelings or emotions present in passage.

Look at these images. Which adjectives would you use to describe them?

Cateogorise the following words from pg. 134:

  • Bitterness
  • Horror
  • Balminess
  • revive
  • Succour
  • Unfeeling
  • Heartless
  • Pity
  • Solitude
  • Deformity
  • Humid
  • Blessed
  • Thankfulness
  • Bestow
  • Warmth
  • Sensation
  • Passion
  • Horror
  • Chill
  • Hard
  • Agony
  • mildness
  • Redress
  • perception
  • Wore
  • Sufferings
  • Visage
  • Fearful
  • Decayed
  • Heatless

Now that you have categorised the words, look at the actual text. Which words relate to the environment? Which to the creature? How are these ideas related?

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