John Keats Essay Topics

John Keats

It is sometimes claimed, usually by male critics, that contemporary women poets are only interested in exploring issues related to gender. Does your own detailed reading of the work of Carol Ann Duffy incline you to support or reject that view? Refer closely to at least two poems. From a superficial reading, it seems apparent… View Article

John Keats when i have fears 2

John Keats’ poem “When I have Fears that I may cease to be” is about the poet’s contemplation of his own mortality. When Keats woke one day with blood on his pillow, the doctor in him knew that stain to be the mark of his own undoing by consumption. This poem is one way of… View Article

Keats Yearned to Transcend the Human Condition

“Keats yearned to transcend the human condition but could only find a temporary respite from mortality.” Discuss. Keats, through his poetry, has in effect risen above the mortality which was so prominent in his psyche both temporarily and permanently. Much of Keats’s poetry can be seen as an attempt to explore Keats’ acute awareness and… View Article

‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ and ‘The Soldier’ Comparison

Introduction I believe that the First World War is an important time and topic for poetry. It includes some of the most famous poems in history. I will focus on the poem ‘Dulce et Decorum est’ by Wilfred Owen and explain this poets unique perception of war. However, I will also annotate a poem by… View Article

Poetry Analysis

The poetry of Judith Wright conveys a strong sense of ? Australian Identity’. This is evident though Wright’s strong connection to the sea, using descriptions and personifications of the sea. Wright’s ? Australian Identity’ is firmly established through poetry with her use of ideas that have become synonymous with the Australian stereotype: what people recognise… View Article

Analysis of Sonnet 75 (Amoretti) by Edmund Spenser

Sonnet 75 is taken from Edmund Spenser’s poem Amoretti which was published in 1595. The poem has been fragmented into 89 short sonnets that combined make up the whole of the poem. The name Amoretti itself means “little notes” or “little cupids. ” This poem is said to have been written on Spenser’s love affair… View Article

Different Approaches to Romantic Poetry

1- Introduction For passion or profession, for hobby or obligation, for delight or duty, for this reason or another, one takes his pen and devotes few minutes he steals from time to trace expressive words on paper. I am among many, in ruptures about literature and this study day comes as a golden opportunity to… View Article

British Literature

This lesson is a continuation of the study of British literature and will focus on literature from the Neoclassical Period to today. This lesson is only an overview of some of the authors and literary works produced in England during a particular period. There are many other authors that made important contributions to the literature… View Article

William Wordsworth: A study of his poetry

William Wordsworth’s poetry is characteristic of poetry written during the Romantic period. His pantheism and development of ambiance, the thoughts and feelings expressed and the diction Wordsworth employs are all symbolic of this period’s poetry. In this paper, these characteristics will be explored and their “Romantic” propensities exposed. This will be done by utilizing a… View Article

Critical Lens Essay on Rime of the Ancient Mariner

The Romantic period, which lasted from 1780 to 1837, was a time of innovation and imagination, especially in the field of literature (hearts-ease.org). Not only was literature changing, but so was the whole world. There was a strong sense of nationalism, self-expression, questions were asked, and people were more concerned with beauty than logic. “The… View Article

Analysis Of Sonnets 64 And 73

William Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwrights of all time. It is also important, however, to remember and to study his sonnets. The sonnets are separated into two groups, 1-126 and 127-54. All of them are love poems of some sort, whether addressed to a young man or the infamous “Dark Lady.” It is… View Article

Ode on a Grecian Urn

The poem `Ode on a Grecian Urn’ is a poem written by John Keats in the form of an ode. In its original (Greek) form, an ode is an elaborately structured poem written in praise of an event or individual, with a perfect amalgamation of intellectual and emotional approaches. In the history of British poetry,… View Article

Romantic Revival

The Neo-classic period in England spans the 140 years or so after the restoration (1616) extended up to 150 years and the Romantic period is usually too said to have begun in 1789 with the outbreak of the French Revolution or alternatively, in 1790 with the publication of Lyrical Ballads by Wordsworth and Coleridge. It… View Article