Shelly is considered as a revolutionary poet which can be clearly seen in his poem “Ode to the West Wind”. The major theme of the poem is the poet’s intention to become a force that may bring the change and rejuvenation in man’s life. "Ode to the West Wind," Shelley invokes Zephyrus, the west wind, to free his "dead thoughts" and words, "as from an unextinguished hearth / Ashes and sparks" (63, 66-67), in order to prophesy a renaissance among humanity, "to quicken a new birth" (64). From his days at Oxford, Shelley felt deeply doubtfulabout organized religion, particularly Christianity.  Are driven, like ghosts from an enchanter fleeing, P B SHELLEY.Easy and important notes of English Literature. It takes away the summer and brings winter, a season usually associated with death and sorrow. Shelley concludes ‘Ode to the West Wind’ by entreating the wind to scatter the poet’s ‘dead thoughts’ (ideas he’s abandoned) across the universe. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); //