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What is believed to be John Keats' finest ode?
"Ode on a Grecian Urn"
What was the stimulus for "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
a Greek vase decorated with raised marble figures
In the poem, Keats questions the _________ of the figures on the urn.
Describe the scene on the urn.
figures appear to be in a state of bliss, music and a singer, springtime, lady is young and beautiful
The frequent repitition of the words ______ and _____ emphasizes the advantages of the perfect frozen moment.
"happy" and "for ever"
The ___ stanza is a transition (the observer then looks at a different scene on the urn.)
After the fourth stanza, describe the scene that the observer is looking at.
a ritual sacrifice is about to occur
What is the final piece of knowledge given by Keats?
'Beauty is truth, truth beauty- that is all
Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.'
In the lines 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty', what could the poet be suggesting?
Reality and passion are superior to beauty and permanence and that the connection between the two is art
In "Ode on a Grecian Urn," Keats demonstrates his skillful use of _______ _______.
poetic language
Keats has been associated with what movement?
Keats died of ________ when he was just 25 years old.
Many of Keats' poems reflect a _______ between opposite modes of experience and the search for _______ between the two
conflict; balance
True or False: the style of the ode is formal, as benefits the high seriousness of the topic.
Using the archaic ______ _______ singular, the speaker addresses the urn directly with a series of rhetorical questions.
second person