Poem Analysis: The Poems of Giacomo Leopardi

Giacomo Leopardi was one of the greatest poets in the 19th century. Born in Italy, he was also a philosopher and essayist of no mean repute. Leopardi’s contribution to the world of literature is indelible, for his works are still relevant in the modern world. The poems he writes covered a wide range of thematic issues that impact society. He was passionate about his poetry works, which he used as a medium for communicating his views of issues around and about his life. Leopardi’s poems such as “the dream,” “Love and Death," "to the moon," The Infinite,” “first love,” “The Setting of The Moon,” and “The Ginestra” cover themes of love, death, and nature.

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