• Ode on a Grecian Urn
    Ode on a Grecian Urn Summary In the first stanza, the speaker, standing before an ancient Grecian urn, addresses the urn, preoccupied with its depiction of pictures frozen in time. It is the "still unravish'd bride of quietness," the "foster-
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  • Ode to a Grecian Urn
    Ode on a Grecian Urn Summary In the first stanza, the speaker stands before an ancient Grecian urn and addresses it. He is preoccupied with its depiction of pictures frozen in time. It is the "still unravish'd bride of quietness," the "foster-child of silence and slow time." He also describes th
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  • Ode on a Grecian Urn
    "Ode on a Grecian Ode" is based on a series of paradoxes and opposites: •the discrepancy between the urn with its frozen images and the dynamic life portrayed on the urn, •the human and changeable versus the immortal and permanent, •participation versus observation, •life versus art.
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  • Ode to Autumn
    Moenia 14 (2008), 181-195. ISSN: 1137-2346. A Perfect Poem?: History, Meaning and Influences in John Keats’s “To Autumn” Yago RODRÍGUEZ YÁÑEZ IES de Monterroso (Lugo) ABSTRACT: This article seeks to consider different interpretations and meanings of Keats’s “To Autumn”, the last
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  • Ode to the West Wind
    Ode to the West Wind is a poem addressed to the west wind. It is personified both as a "Destroyer" and a "Preserver". It is seen as a great power of nature that destroys in order to create, that kills the unhealthy and the decaying to make way for the new and the fresh. The personification...
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