John Keats born in London began his career in the medical field working as an apprentice surgeon. After conducting his first surgery, he was no longer able to perform them because his first experience was so traumatizing that it affected him tremendously. Keats’s friend encouraged him to write poetry, once he completed his first piece he received a lot of criticism. This didn 't prevent Keats from writing he continued. At such a young age Keats was diagnosed with an illness, which shortened his life span by a lot and passed at the age of 25. According to some, the best poetry was apparently written during his time period.
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- In 1818, Keats met Fanny Brawne, his next-door neighbor. Although Brawne was not the first woman in Keats’ life, she was most certainly the one foremost in his mind and the woman he wanted to marry. At first, when one looks at Keats’ first writings about Brawne, it would appear that he was entirely indifferent to her, even going so far as calling her a “minx” and saying that she was “ignorant” and “monstrous in her behavior,” (Roe 287). Yet the more Keats became acquainted with Brawne, the more he became interested in her, reversing what he had thought he felt about her previously.... [tags: Poetry, John Keats, Romanticism]
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- The Poetry of John Keats John Keats (1795 – 1821) Introduction: Among the English Romantic poets, Keats was the least education but in many ways the most skillful, both technically and thematically. His themes are far ranging but deeply analyzed; his poems are musical and intricate, especially in applying the classical form of the ode, the ballad of folklore, and the Renaissance sonnet to contemporary life. In a life severely shortened by tuberculosis (which also killed his mother and brother), he produced a remarkable set of poems that have endured well beyond the Romantic period.... [tags: Romanticism, Poetry, John Keats]
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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.... [tags: Romanticism, John Keats, Sonnet, Life]
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- A man, which was considered to have extraordinary poetic writing abilities, was the one who would grasp your attention. One with the ability to take your mind above and beyond. John Keats created marvelous works. He was considered a sensual poet, with passion, and the potential to create imagery (http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmpid/66). In addition to his family and marriage, they help influenced his amazing writings. Keats captured what occurred around him. Through his works, he wrote hidden messages, which left critics breathless.... [tags: john keats, diverse poems, poetry]
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- What is one thing you want to do before you die. If you were to go into the doctor with a bruise that won’t go away and he tells you its bone cancer how would you react. Not to mention, that same day, the doctor also informs you they must amputate your leg with the bruise to try and save your life. This sounds awful, but that is exactly what happened to Kris Sheaff. After hearing this news, the first and most important thing for her to do before she died was to graduate. Anyone who knew Kris Sheaff knew she was an exceptional athlete who was going to play volleyball at Standford with the help of her ACT score over 30.... [tags: John Keats, Poetry, Life, Romantic poetry]
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- John Keats was born on Halloween, October 31st, 1795. He was born just outside of the city of London. Keats was one of four other siblings, making a total of 6 children. The four others were boys while only one was a girl and then there was Keats. His father Thomas was a stable keeper and his mother France was also a stable keeper. Keats’s writing is believed to have much influence from his life’s misfortunes as well as those around him at certain points in his life. Keats started school when he was eight years old and went to an only boy’s school in a place called Enfield.... [tags: Poetry, John Keats, Twelve Olympians]
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- When it comes to poetry there are various ways in which people interpret it. Depending on the person and his or her experiences a poem can hit a person a certain way, especially with a great poet such as John Keats, who has written a great amount of beautiful poems that fascinated the literature world. The great poetry he has written has left him as one of the greatest poets of all time. It is unfortunate that he deceased at such a young age considering he was at his prime when it came to writing poetry.... [tags: John Keats, Poetry, Love, Ode to a Nightingale]
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- Examining the Grecian Urn” John Keats’ poem “Ode on a Grecian Urn” tells the story of a man who finds an ancient urn and examines the images depicted on it marveling at the state of the urn’s beauty. He thinks of the urn as some kind of storyteller. As he inspects the images he wonders about the legends they recount and the place they came from. As he slowly turns the urn he first views a depiction of a group of men that seem to be following a group of women, he wonders what story the picture could be telling.... [tags: Poetry, John Keats, Sonnet, Rhyme]
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- What goes through the minds of those who know they will perish is a phenomenon to the minds of those who have not experienced the dance with death. For some, the moment that they know they will die is mere seconds before their own tragic ending, and others know long before it will happen. It is in these stretches of time that will test our intellect of our mind, body, and world when the time comes to know if we have truly lived. One definition of “living” is stated, “full of life of vigor”, which John Keats exhibited to the extreme.... [tags: Poetry, Life, Thomas Edison, John Keats]
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- John Keats Like many poets, John Keats had a very troubling and traumatic life which is seen in his poetry. Death and many other troubles caused him to have a life that would make anyone would feel horrible in. John Keats’ poetry has many dark recurring themes. One speculation was that his poetry was an escape from his melancholy life. There were many aspects to Keats’ life that seemed to motivate him to write his poetry. Therefore there were clear connection between his works of poetry and the events of his life.... [tags: Poetry, John Keats, Death, Life]
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