Explain the phrase “Time winded chariot”.” at my back I always hear / Time’s winged chariot hurrying near.”
Time is personified in the poem—meaning it is given human attributes such as the ability to drive a chariot or to purposely pursue us to our deaths. The speaker says that “Time’s winged chariot…Time will bring death, the awareness of which is always with the speaker, “at my back I always hear / Time’s winged chariot hurrying near”. A chariot is an old type of carriage pulled by horses, commonly associated with war.
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