Analysis: The Fall Of Hyperion

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John Keats, a poet of the romantic era was born in 1795 lived until the young age of 26 years, dying in the year 1821. His young death would be caused from the same sickness that first took his mother’s life. After the death of his father from falling off a horse, Keats went to go live with his grandmother leaving his mother and new stepfather behind. His mother remarried very quickly, her actions upset Keats very much, which made him want to move out so fast after his father’s death. He questioned if his mother actual loved his father if she could move on so fast. Keats was a relatively small man in stature; he was recorded to be around five feet three inches. He had unique passions and these qualities did not match his appearance and…show more content…
Writing has not benefitted him well financially, it goes up and down but mostly stays low. Keats is constantly finding himself relying on different friends to support him. The Fall of Hyperion is a piece he wrote during this difficult time. Keats writing never were recognized for how great they were until after he died. His work was heavily criticized during his life, and no one had any respect for him or his writings. Five months pass he is still sick but still writing away even when his condition worsens. For him to be so sick and negative criticism around him, it is crazy that now even though those hard times he produces some of the greatest pieces. Fanny wanted to get married but Keats thought it unwise with him one not know exactly what he has and two slowly dying with time. He loves this women but would hate to see her having to suffer along with him. If she started taking care of him like he had his mother, then she might get the disease also, and he is not willing to put her through that agony that he is currently going through. He starts having coughing fits where he ends up spitting up blood. This new stage of the sickness is worse than anything before (Everest

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