Essays Tagged: "Keat"

This piece is about how John Keats personifies Death in his Odes

Death: PersonifiedThe Romantic period is a time of emotional expression. John Keats uses this movement to convey his personal emotions regarding Death. Through his effective work ... nse that why fight it, it our fate is sealed.As all poets and writers convey events in their lives, Keats's is no different. One could safely assume that his own ailment of tuberculosis is the reason ... bites into them, the juice bursts in his mouth, which causes him demise, and his soul, she claims. Keats's effective word choice conjures very vivid images, while giving Death a body and demonstratin ...

(3 pages) 98 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Ode to a Nightingale" and "To Autumn" by John Keats.

ment in literature that came as a result of a revolt against the previous period "Classicism". John Keats was an English poet who became one of the most important Romantic poets. William Wordsworth, a ... e. The Romantics were drawn to the medieval past, myths and legends, supernatural being, and nature.Keats led a very tragic life. His poems can often be related back to his bitter and sad experiences ...

(6 pages) 160 1 4.6 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

John Keats - Selected Poems - Revision Notes

John Keats - Selected Poems - Revision NotesTo AutumnOde celebrates the perfection of natural beauty.Lang ... ; appreciation. Autumn = warmth, abundance. He can celebrate here - no pain. Autumn a good theme as Keats concerned with transcience of life, changes are evident here. Last line - "gathering swallows ... couplets used - epic style rhyming.History - Story taken from Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy - Keats has made it much more complex & ambiguous.Critics - Keats proud of this, it contrasted the ...

(6 pages) 131 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"Ode to a Nightingale" This essay discusses the numerous symbolism and imagery John Keats uses throughout his poem.

In his poem "Ode to a Nightingale," John Keats uses powerful, distinct symbolism and imagery. The nightingale, for instance, is interpreted b ... inct symbolism and imagery. The nightingale, for instance, is interpreted by many to be a symbol of Keats' poetic inspiration and satisfaction. This symbolism can be seen by the vivid descriptions Kea ... le is definitely not the only item of symbolism in "Ode to a Nightingale." In a short piece of art, Keats apparently has mastered using many different items, phrases, and brilliant, descriptive metaph ...

(5 pages) 121 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ode on a Grecian Urn and Ode to a Nightingale analysis. Both by John Keats

Urn draws out two different emotions. Firstly, happiness is drawn out, mostly due to the fact that Keats uses the word happy so many times. Upon reading the poem again I find hints of sadness when ex ... of sadness when examining the urn. The beginning of the poem is one of happiness and wonderment as Keats asks what men or gods are these, referring to the figures on the side of the urn. Keats seems ...

(2 pages) 112 0 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Ode To A Nightingale by John Keats

Ode to Nightingale Analysis EssayIn the poem, "Ode to a Nightingale," written by John Keats, the speaker attempts to use a nightingale as a means of escaping the realities of human life. ... tempts to use a nightingale as a means of escaping the realities of human life. Throughout the poem Keats gradually discovers the concepts of creative expression and the morality of human life. The sp ... an expression of pure joy, which is oblivious to anguish and suffering. It appears in the poem that Keats is tempted into the nightingale's world of beauty and perfection. He is also longing to sooth ...

(7 pages) 90 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Commentary on "To sleep" (John Keats)

John Keats, born in London in 1795, wrote the sonnet To Sleep when he was only twenty years old. In an ia ... in a very specific way. More over, it is possible that there was a relation between the context and Keat's personal life.The author first starts by praising sleep, introducing it as a person who prepa ... ith careful fingers and benign our gloom pleas'd eye. Indeed, throughout the poem, we see that John Keats personifies sleep, when he gives "him" "careful fingers" but also with apostrophes such as "O ...

(2 pages) 55 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Ode on A Grecian Urn

aking all disagreables evaporate from their being in close relationship with Beauty and Truth."John KeatsJohn Keats was born October 31, 1795. Keats published three books of poetry during his lifetime ... arly death in 1821. Yet grief and hardship never destroyed his passionate commitment to poetry.John Keats wrote "Ode on a Grecian Urn" in 1819. This ode is based on a series of paradoxs and opposites ...

(2 pages) 85 1 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

A good biography of John Keats

The poetry of John Keats contains many references to physical things, from nightingales to gold and silver-garnished th ... sical objects meant to evoke a response either sensual or emotional; however, this is not the case. Keats, in the poem Ode Upon a Grecian Urn, turns the traditional understanding of physical objects o ... ead as metaphors for and connections to abstract concepts, such as truth and eternity. In the poem, Keats dismisses the value of physical things as only corporeal for what he feels is more substantial ...

(5 pages) 67 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

'"La Belle Dame Sans Merci" by John Keats is a puzzling, haunting poem' how far do you agree with this view?'

le Dame Sans Merci" translates to 'the beautiful woman has no mercy'. This is not the first time in Keats's poetry that we have heard this phrase- he also used it in "The Eve of St Agnes", another rom ... s ballad looks quite simplistic, the structure of the poem being a ballad looks very different from Keats other poems, and the reader can be fooled into believing its like a rhyme; not taking the cont ...

(4 pages) 106 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John Keats and the Individual - Soul Making How does Keats explore the concept of the individual through his writing?

John Keats led a short and sorrowful life marked by great anguish, unrequited love, and palpable poetic f ... s since become possibly the most remarkable and resounding poet of the Romantic era. The history of Keats's life is often difficult to separate from his poems and correspondences as his personal trage ... ies echo so loudly from many pieces of his work, but it is this personal drive which led to many of Keats's views and theories on the importance of the imagination and of the individual.Keats was born ...

(8 pages) 116 2 3.4 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

John Keats - Ode On A Grecian Urn

John Keats "Ode on a Grecian Urn", which you just heard, demonstrates many of the characteristics of a ro ... Romantic period, an element of Romantic poetry was a lack of convention for time and space. Through Keats poetic form, he brings to life scenes painted on a 2000-year-old urn and the spirit of the art ... ism is movement and action. By describing the still life painted onto the urn as if it were living, Keats makes it as though he is watching the scenes play out to him as he spins the urn.Keats uses an ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Read the poem 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' by John Keats.

also looses with the lack of motion of it being fixed. By looking at the intricate poetic language Keat's chooses for this ode we are allowed access to the enchanting images of the urn and also into ... e we are allowed access to the enchanting images of the urn and also into the introspective mood of Keat's himself.The word 'ode' derives from an ancient Greek word meaning 'song' which sets the mood ...

(6 pages) 106 0 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Ode on a Grecian Urn

Ode on a Grecian UrnJohn Keats brilliantly uses poetic form and descriptive language in an attempt to evoke interest in an es ... ates the beauty of still art with the movement of life. By looking at the intricate poetic language Keats chooses for this ode we are allowed access to the enchanting images of the urn and also into t ... e we are allowed access to the enchanting images of the urn and also into the introspective mood of Keats himself. The three primary tools Keats uses are the title of the poem, diction conforming to r ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Ode to a Nightingale

Ode to a NightingaleIn his poem "Ode to a Nightingale," John Keats uses powerful, distinct symbolism and imagery. The nightingale, for instance, is interpreted b ... inct symbolism and imagery. The nightingale, for instance, is interpreted by many to be a symbol of Keats' poetic inspiration and satisfaction. This symbolism can be seen by the vivid descriptions tha ... le is definitely not the only item of symbolism in "Ode to a Nightingale." In a short piece of art, Keats apparently has mastered using many different items, phrases, and brilliant, descriptive metaph ...

(5 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Inevitable Death in John Keats' Works

Inevitable Death in John Keats's WorksJohn Keats wrote very deep poems at such a young age. Keats's poem, "Ode to a Nightinga ... eats's poem, "Ode to a Nightingale," communicates a very morbid tone. The poem is about a depressed Keats who sees a glimmer inspiration in the form of a beautiful singing bird, a nightingale. Keats's ... rs That I May Cease to Be" is another morbid poem, but on a whole different level. "Fears" is about Keats's struggle for life with his tuberculosis. It speaks of no hope but rather his unavoidable dea ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Ode To Autumn" by John Keats

"To Autumn" was a poem written by the romantic poet John Keats, after walking through the water meadows of Winchester, England, in an early autumn evening of ... ects of the human senses. The time the poem was written is crucial to its interpretation, as behind Keats' vivid use of description and imagery lies a much deeper message. Keats is not just talking ab ... autumn; he is talking about life, and more relevantly, the end of it. 'To Autumn' clearly expresses Keats' knowledge of his inevitable, and rapidly approaching death. The three stanzas of the poem eac ...

(3 pages) 79 2 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Keats - Ode To Melancholy

Keats's conception of "Melancholy" is that we as humans cannot truly feel joy, unless we have ... Melancholy" and "La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad". In his "Ode to Melancholy", Keats clearly illustrates this idea as one reads through the stanzas.The first stanza he tells the r ... ls the readers not to deaden their senses with drugs, or to forget their sorrows by going to Lethe. Keats states this to say that we need the sorrow we feel to find true happiness, to be "“ as Dr ...

(3 pages) 1532 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The magnificence of autumn

The Magnificence of Autumn John Keats, an English poet, was an influential figure of the Romantic Movement. Keats was born in London ... was born in London. In 1816, he became a licensed druggist, but he never practiced the profession. Keats' first published poems appeared in 1816 in the Examiner, a literary periodical edited by the e ... appeared in 1816 in the Examiner, a literary periodical edited by the essayist and poet Leigh Hunt. Keats's first book was Poems by John Keats (1817). His second volume, Endymion (1818), was attacked ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Imagination in Keats

Imagination in Keats John Keats was writing in an era of romanticism where imagination, freedom, and innovation wer ... ng present in the writers of this time period. "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is a renowned poem written by Keats during the romantic era. If a person were to read any of Keats poems, one would realize that a ... it speaks about. Since imagination is the highest ideal and the most important thing in the world, Keats brings this idea to life with the descriptions of music, love, and youth. He wants the reader ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry