“Apostrophe to the Ocean” by Lord Byron. Austin Martin. Stanza 2 .
Rhyme Scheme – ABABBCBCC
The author speaks of the ocean rolling on, or flowing in reference to the waves.
Ships may sail on top of the water, but nothing can be done to the ocean.
Man symbolizes ruin and destroys the world, but mans control cannot go farther than the shore, leaving the ocean untouched.
All the shipwrecks are part of the oceans will, but a shadow of what mans destructions are.