•  Post Four:  Answer the three following questions about Hopkins; use examples from the story and analyze them in post

    •  Although the diction and the rhythm of The Windhover are unique, the poem is written a standard poetic form. What is it?  
    •  How does Hopkins discovery of the beauty and mastery of a bird in flight   reinforce his Christian/Catholic  faith?   
    • How does Hopkins belief in an inscape push him to a poetry that somehow becomes uniquely original while  still relying on conventional forms? See this link: http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/hopkins/hopkins  ;