Critical Analysis: Analyze Keats 'Ode To A Nightingale'
2. Analyze Keats’s “Ode to a Nightingale” (p. 411-413).
-What is this poem about? Explain how you developed your interpretation.
-What is the tone or mood of the poem?
-What kind of imagery do we see in this poem? -What is your favorite line from this poem? Why? Keats’s “Ode to a Nightingale” is about the feeling of loss or grief one experiences when they realize that there are some things that are impossible to be or that there are ways that our lives simply will not go, how ever much we may wish for it due to the facts of nature. We are all subjects of our own biology in one way or another. In the poem Keats longs to be like the titular nightingale as he listens to it’s song because he sees the bird as being free from knowledge of it’s own death - birds think about what they must do, not what they will be. He is envious of the nightingale’s ability to be free of “The weariness, the fever, and the fret” of humanity (412). From the choice of words, I suspect