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The Structure within the Battle of Windhover The images throughout the "Windhover" comprehend the battle Jesus Christ fought He walked the earth. The conflict involved Jesus fighting for humanity's eternal salvation and the institution of the kingdom of God on earth. Gerard Manley Hopkins, writer of this poem, reinforces this vision of this conflict along with undercutting the imagery to add more confusion and mystery to this complex poem. Through stressed words at the start of the line, highlighting a particular meanings with two and even three continuous stresses, to comprising seven stresses in 1 line, Hopkins bluntly emphasizes pivotal lines and words from the poem, Hopkins worries and depreciates distinctive words, phrases, and lines in attempt to emphasize significant events in Christ's life along with the motivation of Jesus Christ through His battle. Hopkins begins the poem on which appears to be a regular five-stressed lineup within an iambic baseline. On the other hand, the immediate comprehension of the normality of this baseline is quickly shattered because of the deficiency of feeling the line makes. At the end of this first line, the word 'kingdom' is divided in half of the first line ending in "king" and the next line commencing in "dom". This disturbance in meter and the absence of a harmonious rhythm reinforces the picture of the beginning of human's production. Initially, God created humans from His generosity, graciousness, and love with the distinct motive of just creating something great in His image and likeness. God continues to create humans with the same motive in mind, but unfortunately, man disrupted the complete goodness which God intended. When Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden tree, individual...