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The Fall of Hyperion | Study Guide

John Keats

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Overview

Author

John Keats

Year Published

1856

Type

Poem

Genre

Allegory

Perspective and Narrator

The Fall of Hyperion is told in the first-person perspective and is related by an unnamed speaker.

Tense

The poem is written in a mixture of present and past tense. The present tense is used during the speaker's general musings, and the past tense is used when the poem becomes more narrative.

About the Title

John Keats's The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream is an allegory that follows a speaker's journey toward spiritual truth and occurs in a dreamlike state. The poem's title derives from the downfall of the Titan sun god Hyperion.

Summary

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