John Keats was no exception when it came to having a tough life, filled with heartbreak and the loss of loved ones. He, like many other great poets of the Romantic period, had only a brief stay on earth, dying at the young age of twenty-five (...
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...tion of the woman. Keats continues into stanzas ten through twelve with dark, cold diction. The knight’s dream has turned into somewhat of a nightmare and the choice to use the words “kings”, “princes” and “warriors” gives extra emphasis to the knight’s realization of the power the woman possess. And yet, when he awakens, instead of fleeing the baron hill-side, he remains (Melani 1).
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