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name of family estate?
Percy Byssche Shelley
grandfather that was extremely wealthy
why did he attend Syon House Academy?
didn't think he was smart enough for a real school
nickname he got at Eaton College?
what did his classmates call it when he would get upset and tried to fight?
what did he do on his last day of school at Eaton?
blew up a tree
name one of his violent acts while at school?
stabbed a fork through another student's hand
name of only teacher he liked? what was his favorite subject in school (this teacher taught it)?
- Adam Walker
name of college he got expelled from?
first publication? (gothic novel, vented about his atheistic world views)
how did Percy and Harriet Westbrooke get together?
- Percy was heart broken over his cousin (Hariett Grove) and thought he was going to die from the pain because he was in love with her
-Harriet Westbrooke wanted to kill herself
-their broken hearts mended them together
where did Percy and Harriet elope?
at his family estate in Scotland (Fieldplace)
name of school teacher Percy thought was his second self because she had the same political views?
how did he make a living?
his sisters' allowances
name of Percy and Harriett's 2 kids?
1) Ianthe (girl)
why did Harriett take the kids and move in with her parents?
Percy was never around and was having affairs
how did Harriet commit suicide?
who did Percy fall in love with to such a degree that he threatened to kill himself if she didn't love him back?
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin
how long did the trial last to get Percy and Harriett's kid's custody to Percy and Mary? (wasn't successful)
2 influential friends?
1) Leigh Hunt
2) John Keats
most important book?
name of daughter that died of dysentery?
where was their son William buried after he died of malaria?
Protestant Cemetery in Rome
name of Percy's daughter whose mother is unknown but it wasn't Mary's? (died)
Elena Adelaide Shelley
most important poem?
"Ode to the West Wind"
what does a west wind symbolize?
change is coming
odd work? (John Keats elegy)
people in the Pizian Circle?
- Percy Shelley
- Edward Williams
- Edward Trebauny
- Jane Williams
- Lord Byron
- Leigh Hunt
- Mary Shelley
name of newspaper Percy, Lord Byron, and Hunt wrote for?
how many issues did it release?
how many days after percy drowned was he found?
what was he identified by?
- John Keat's book titled "Poems"
- Sophocles' book "Edipus" OR "Antigone"
where was he buried? and next to whom?
protestant cemetery in Rome
- next to his son William and John Keats
the 4 people that attended his funeral?
1) Mary Shelley
2) Percy Florence Shelley
3) Leigh Hunt
4) Edward Trebauny
how old was he when he died?
name of book he was working on when he died? (his last book) and what is the irony?
- "The Triumph of Life"
- he only lived 29 years and no one came to his funeral