John Keats

During the time that was born, it was known that “poets were born, not made.” At the time, the only people who were poets were either gentleman from upper classes, where they didn’t have to earn an income and they got it from their parents. Or men who were well educated with a lot of intellectual background which made it able for them to make a living off of their writings.
When Keats was born, he was considered in the “Lower” class. The fact that he grew to become a poet whose writings have lived for nearly 1 ˝ centuries is almost unbelievable. The odds that he faced were incredible. With a little knowledge of his life, Keats poetry becomes much more meaningful.
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in 1891 (who died in infancy), and the only daughter Frances in 1803. Not a lot is known about the early years if their family life. One thing was clear though; they had a very loving relationship with each other. You could tell because of his strong devotion for his brothers and sister, and also his deep love for his mother.
Again, in 1802 the Keats family circumstances improved. John’s Grandfather and Grandmother retired and put their son-in-law in charge of the stables and the Inn. This meant that Thomas could finally choose a good school for his boys. He chose a school, North of London, in Enfield, near the grandparents.
In 1803, when he was 7 years old, he was sent away to Clarke School. This school was said to be very good for John and his education. He continued his ordinary, happy childhood there. He was a likable boy, good looking and always had a lot of friends. Still he gained some notoriety at school for aggressive temper. Young Keats was a real fighter ...

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