• Literature
    Greek mythology before taking on Keats; Hyperion, for example, is filled with allusions to Milton's Paradise Lost. After reading and re-reading Ode on a Grecian Urn I decided that it would be best to only comment on Ode to a Nightingale (because I'm baffled with Keats). I found him very hard to understand...
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  • english
    In literature nature has always been considered as an important topic. As a natural object, birds are also have been mentioned in poetry. In fact, many poets have written many beautiful poems on birds. Birds are often used as symbols in poetry too. For example, in Bangla literature the cuckoo bird...
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  • Keats and the Imagination
    human experience and illuminate man’s relationship with Nature.’ Discuss the context in which these ideas developed and how Keats’s poetry transforms human experience through the power of the imagination and illuminates man’s relationship with Nature. The Romantics believed that the imagination was...
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  • To Autumn and the Darkling Thrush
    To Autumn and The Darkling Thrush Nature, a bold but beautiful topic, in which there are many paths for a writer to walk, and these two poets do walk different paths, but they are not completely different and in this essay I shall compare and contrast their journeys. The voice of a poem...
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  • Keats' hellenism
    ‘’Keats is essentially a Greek among the English poets’’- discuss./ Discuss Keats’ use of classical elements in the odes you have read./ Write on Keats’ Hellenism in his odes. Keats, as is well known, was not a classical scholar, yet he has been famous for his Hellenism, a term which may be defined...
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  • A Bakhtinian dialogical nature of theme in Keats’s odes as a circular escape from pain to pleasure.
    (Online) Copyright © The Author(s). 2014. All Rights Reserved. Published by American Research Institute for Policy Development A Bakhtinian Dialogical Nature of Theme in Keats’s Odes as a Circular Escape from Pain to Pleasure Somayyeh Hashemi1 and Bahram Kazemian 2 Abstract This paper, applying Mikhail...
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  • EXPLORATION OF A CRITICAL APPRECIATION BETWEEN THE REFLECTED CONCEPTS OF 'THE NOW' AND 'THE THEN'-
    JOHN KEATS, A THINKER IN RELATION TO THE CRITICAL APPRECIATION OF HIS VERSE ‘ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE’. THE WAY I HAVE TAKEN THIS ANSWER: Ans. “Here are sweet peas, on tip-toe for a flight With wings of gentle flush o’er delicate white, And taper finger catching at all things To bind them all with...
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  • Adnan
    Charles Brown, a friend with whom Keats was living when he composed this poem, wrote, In the spring of 1819 a nightingale had built her nest near my house. Keats felt a tranquil and continual joy in her song; and one morning he took his chair from the breakfast table to the grass-plot under a plum-tree...
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  • Romantic Time Period
    began to start realizing the art of nature. The focus turned to nature, and turned much more relaxed. Also just seeing life as a time to enjoy and not worry so much about issues and just sit back and soak in the moment. The theme in the majority of the works was nature, but the way they expressed it all...
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  • Keats "To Autumn"
    Proclamation of Death and Life’s Hope Everyone crosses the bridge of thought obtaining to weather death to come is to be feared. John Keats’ last written ode “To Autumn” was seen as perfect by some and “[o]ther readers [who] are more explicit about this gratification, testifying that the poem satisfies...
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  • Critical Note: Ode to a Nightingale
    Though he seeks to fully identify with the bird — to “fade away into the forest dim” — he knows that his own human consciousness separates him from nature and precludes the kind of deathless happiness the nightingale enjoys. First the intoxication of wine and later the “viewless wings of Poesy” seem...
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  • How Does John Keats Feel About Nature?
    How does Keats feel about nature? If you read through Keats' work it is clear that he loves nature. As he is dying he feels like he is losing everything close to him, his girlfriend, his friends and nature. Nature has become his family and a large and significant part of his life; all Keats wants to...
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  • Romanticism
    There was a strong element of historical and natural inevitability in its ideas, stressing the awe of "nature" in art and language and the experience of sublimity through a connection with nature. An influence upon the Romantic movement by the ideologies and events of the French Revolution is thought...
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  • Analysis of Ode to a Nightingale by Keats
    Ode to a Nightingale This ode was inspired after Keats heard the song of a nightingale while staying with a friend in the country. This poem was also written after the death of his brother and the many references to death in this poem are a reflection of this. Among the thematic concerns in this poem...
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  • Crime Fiction
    there is a recognition of the nature of the imaginative world as fleeting, thus an acceptance of the necessity of returning to reality. This dichotomous experience is evidently illustrated in the work of John Keats, particularly in his poems Ode to a Nightingale, in which Keats grapples with the transcendent...
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  • Individualism, Balance and Nature
    Individualism, Balance and Nature Hannah Costley Veering away from the conventional attitude, fuelled by ideas of individualism and political liberty, authors, poets, intellects and playwrights played a part in the Romantic Movement of 1790-1860. Influenced by the French Revolution and the works of...
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  • Keats Importance to Romanticism (Wip)
    John Keats: Essential to Literature John Keats's aesthetic preoccupations led him to the conclusion that poetry could become a substitute for religion, and that it could provoke its own pieties. This was also a revolutionary sentiment that forever changed the popular understanding of poetry. Keats was...
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  • Indolence, Keats's Muse of Guilt
    sloth and paralysing dejection, and positive (‘delicious diligent indolence' (Letters 1:2311)) as creative energy-fuelling laziness. Indolence to Keats was both, as Wordsworth (1926: 281) claimed, ‘majestic', as well as, in his own words, a ‘capital crime' (Letters 2:77). Yet, despite its apparent duplicity...
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  • John Keats - Analysis
    "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its loveliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness" John Keats from Endymion. John Keats was undoubtedly an extremely gifted and well loved poet. In such a short space of time he was able to leave a poetic legacy which has touched the hearts and...
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  • Ode on a Grecian Urn
    Ode on a Grecian Urn John Keats John Keats was the youngest English romantic poet. It was his conviction that without the light of beauty no truth can be apprehended by the heart. In the poem, Ode on a Grecian Urn, Keats through the urn conveys a message of beauty and truth in art and through art...
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