THe Life And Work Of John Keats



John Keats was one of the last, great poets of the Romantic Era.
He wrote poetry of great sensual beauty and with a unique passion for
details. In his lifetime he was not associated with the senior poets who
began the movement at the time of the French Revolution. He was unlucky in
the respect he didn't, fit into the older, respected group based on his age,
nor in the younger group, for he was neither a lord nor in the upper
classes. He was one of the “middle class” poets of the then emerging
middle class to gain the attention of a public, which was then very
snobbish about class and social status.
Keats was born in London on October 31, 1795. Keats was sent to
Enfield School, which ...

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for him to become a licensed surgeon and apothecary. Soon after
he had came to a conclusion that he was not going to be a doctor as a
profession, his true passion was in poetry (computer). Though some of his
early poetry which was written when he was twenty just six years before his
death, the poetry didn't seem “top-notch.'' As his life played out his
poetry became more matured and astonishing. Because of his lack of
education he spent allot of time studying Shakespeare and Milton. He
admired and imitated these two writers as reflected in his poetry. His
quality of work has often been likened to resemble Shakespeare. (Kipperman
245).
Few English authors have ever, had as much direct observation and
experience of suffering as John Keats. Soon after receiving his medical
doctrine he returned to London. In medical school he met Leigh Hunt and
they began to write The Examiner, which brought the love of poetry out in
Keats. His writing career consisted of three books of verse ...

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