Romantic Elements in Kołas's Symon-muzyka

Of all Kolas' writings this poem is the one which went through the longest and most dramatic process of completion... It is therefore worthwhile to trace this process through the evidence provided by the author's surviving, and largely unpublished, correspondence...

...The structure of Symon-muzyka clearly shows romantic features. It consists of five sections depicting various stages of the hero's life and adventures. ...This structure enables Kolas to portray his hero's romantic traits: his solitude and suffering, his life as a wandering musician, his closeness to nature and his conflicts in the world of men...

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