Brianna Walker Essay

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Who painted poetry with a broad expansive paint brush? John Keats was an English romantic poet. Keats was a poet who enjoyed writing poetry. He studied apochecay surgeon and to study medicine in London hospital. Abby was a prosperous tea broker. Sondell played a minor role.in his life, works, and his death that ended his career.
Keats was born in London England on October 31, 1795. He was the son of Thomas and Frances Keats. John attended Clarke School. Keats career never really took off. Even as he studied medicine Keats devotion through his friend Cowden Clarke whose was headmaster at Enfield Keats met publisher Leigh Hunt of the examiner. Keats lost his parents at an early age. He was ...view middle of the document...

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In honor of hunts, Keats wrote the sonnet ”Written on the day that Mr. Leigh Hunt left prison.” In addition to affirming Keats standing as a poet, Hunt also introduced the young poet to a group of other English poets including Percy Bysshe, Shelley and Williams words wrath. After receiving scarce, negative feedback Keats travelled to the Isle of wright on his own in spring of 1817. In the late summer he went to Oxford together with a newly made friend, Benjamin Bailey. In the following winter, George Keats Married and emigrated to America, Leaving the consumptuous brother Tom to the John’s care. Apart from helping Tom against consumption, Keats worked on his poem ”Endymion.” Just before its publication, he went on a hiking tour to Scotland and Ireland with his friend Charles Brown. First signs of his own fatal disease forced him to return prematurely, where he found his father brother seriously ill and his poem harshly criticized (www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/john-keats).
While in Scotland with Keats, Brown had lent his house to a Mrs.Brawne and her sixteen-year-old daughter Fanny. Since the ladies where still living in London, Keats soon made their acquaintance and fell in love with the beautiful, fashionable girl. Absorbed in love and poetry, he exhausted himself mentally, and in autumn of 1819, he tried to gain some distance to literature through an ordinary occupation. In November 1820, John Keats set foot in Rome for what he hoped would be a swift convalescence. Exactly 100 days later, he succumbed to consumption, dead at the age of 25. This elegiac and fascinating book brings to light the last days of his life, his tragically unrealized future ambitions, and the view he...

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