• Ode to a Grecian Urn
    Ode to a Grecian Urn speech John Keats, born 1975, was a man who accomplished a lot in his lifetime however his poetic achievements were never truly appreciate until the nineteenth century, way after his death. Today Keats is regarded as one of the greatest English poets, even though most people only...
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  • Keats Odes
    student at Guy's Hospital; in 1816 he was licensed to practise as an apothecary, but he abandoned the profession for poetry. To this period belong ‘Ode to Apollo’ and ‘Hymn to Apollo’. He met Leigh Hunt, who in 1816 published in the Examiner Keats's poem, ‘O Solitude’. Keats met Shelley and Haydon, and...
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  • English Poetryt
    Keats's Grecian Urn and the Truth of Eternity Author(s): Allen Austin Reviewed work(s): Source: College English, Vol. 25, No. 6 (Mar., 1964), pp. 434-436 Published by: National Council of Teachers of English Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/373722 . Accessed: 18/01/2012 10:12 Your use of the...
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  • A Bakhtinian dialogical nature of theme in Keats’s odes as a circular escape from pain to pleasure.
    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 Bakhtin’s concept of dialogism as a theoretical starting point, attempts to study the manifestations of dialogic voice in Odes by John Keats. In essence...
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  • Examples of Figures of Speech in Romantics Poems
    Examples of figures of speech in romantic poems In the poem “Tintern Abbey” by William Wordsworth , “ the anchor of my purest thought” in line 109, the author uses a metaphor comparing the idea that nature makes the speaker feels safe and the role of memory and imagination as something pure. In...
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  • shelley keats
    Shelley, “Ode to the West Wind” (1) How do the natural elements (like the wind, the cloud, the sea, fire, etc) serve the poet's artistic ambitions? How can they help him in achieving his purpose? The poet is directing his speech to the wind which blows across the earth and through the seasons...
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  • common figure of speech
    Common Figures of Speech & Poetic Devices       1.  Alliteration--Alliteration is the repetition of initial consonant sounds in successive or closely associated words.  Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.   2.  Assonance--Assonance (slant rhyme) is the resemblance of similarity in...
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  • Poetics
    To Autumn: Autumnal season as a female figure amid the scenes and activities of harvest. - Sustained allegory: Middle ages, dream vision, narrator falls asleep and experiences an allegoric dream. Alliteration: - Alliteration is the repetition of a speech sound in a sequence or nearby words, usually...
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  • Ode to Autumn
    de Monterroso (Lugo) ABSTRACT: This article seeks to consider different interpretations and meanings of Keats’s “To Autumn”, the last of the great odes, written on 19th September 1819. Among English Romantic poetry texts, this composition offers a serene description, although there are critics who have...
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  • Literature
    (or unstressed) followed by one long (or stressed), as in seventeen and to the moon. The anapest is the reverse of the dactyl. antithesis A figure of speech in which words and phrases with opposite meanings are balanced against each other. An example of antithesis is “To err is human, to forgive, divine...
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  • Study Guide - English Terminology
    of similar vowel sounds that occur close together:“Thou still unravished bride of quietness, / Thou foster child of silence and slow time”(‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’, John Keats). | ASYNDETIC LISTINGthe omission of conjunctions in sentence constructions | BALLADa poem that tells a story similar to...
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  • lyric
    comprehends a great variety of utterances from say the Dramatic Monologues of Browning complex evolution of feeling in the long elegy and the meditative ode. The process of observation, thought, memory and feelings may be organised in a variety of ways in different lyrical expressions. Lyric is a poem in...
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  • John Keats
    After writing "Ode to Psyche", Keats sent the poem to his brother and explained his new ode form: "I have been endeavouring to discover a better Sonnet stanza than we have. The legitimate does not suit the language well, from the pouncing rhymes; the other appears too elegiac, and the couplet at the...
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  • Dialogical Odes by John Keats: Mythologically Revisited
    Studies, Vol. 4, No. 8, pp. 1730-1734, August 2014 © 2014 ACADEMY PUBLISHER Manufactured in Finland. doi:10.4304/tpls.4.8.1730-1734 Dialogical Odes by John Keats: Mythologically Revisited Somayyeh Hashemi Department of English, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran Bahram Kazemian ...
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  • Ode on a Grecian Urn
    word as never. That phrase relates to the theme of Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn", which is an exploration of the border between desire and fulfillment in human life. Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn" features a narrator musing upon the face of an urn that holds, for him, more life in its earthenware curves...
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  • The Lady of Shalott
    "riv" and "lie" are accented more heavily than the syllables that come before them. Iambic poetry closely follows the up-and-down pattern of English speech, making the poem's structure hardly noticeable. Tetrameter means that there are four feet to each line ("tetra" is the Greek word for "four"), for...
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  • Explication of Ode on a Grecian Urn
    Doris Davis English 472 March 3, 2013 An Explication of “Ode on a Grecian Urn” “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is a poem by John Keats, written in 1819 and published in 1820 in Hayden’s Annals of Fine Art. As the title states, the poem is an ode, a lyric poem characterized by lofty words, elaborate style...
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  • John Keats
    English Literature Biographical Speech Keats, John (1795-1821) English poet, one of the most gifted and appealing of the 19th century and a seminal figure of the romantic movement. Keats was born in London, October 31, 1795,and was the eldest of four children. His father was a livery-stable owner...
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  • How Does Keats Express His Aesthetic Vision in ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’?
    How does Keats express his aesthetic vision in ‘Ode on a Grecian Urn’? John Keats once said regarding Lord Byron that “he (Byron) describes what he sees, I describe what I imagine”. Keats is a typically Romantic poet in the way in which he uses the fluid boundaries of imagination within his poem to...
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  • John Keats Grecian Urn / Nightingale
    concept of permanence or immortality. The poems Ode on a Grecian Urn and Ode to a Nightingale are both examples of Keats’s work where static imagery emulates Keats’s concepts on life. In Ode on a Grecian Urn Keats depicts figures on an ancient urn, closely examining a piper and his fair love beneath...
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