KEATS - He chose this passion for his poetry because of his...

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o McCurdy 1 Robert McCurdy Mr. McMichael English 202 KEATS John Keats suffered many hardships losing his family to tuberculosis, orphaned as a child and was " mastered and enslaved by a pining, degrading lovesickness " (O'neil 51) for a woman named Fanny Brawne, whom he was never able to wed. However with all his trials and tribulations he was very passionate about his poetry. The rich, sensuous way in which he wrote demonstrates it. In some ways the "relationship with his poetry takes on all the attributes of a love affair " (D'avanzo 25). Therefore" Keats chose the passion of love for a woman as his basic metaphor for poetry" (D' avanzo 25).
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Unformatted text preview: He chose this passion for his poetry because of his inexperience of relationships as a young poet, inspiration from other authors and his love affair with Ms. Brawne. When Keats began as a young poet he pondered on many subjects. He had never been in a romantic relationship before. As any adolesent would, he had an interest in love and relationships. " He was aware of the heady, feverish pressure of this youthful romantic sickness on his imagination" (O, Neil 53). His immagination created a picture of how this relationship should be. h h...
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