The Sick Beats Of John Keats Essay

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The Sick Beats of John Keats

Table of Contents
Introduction………………………………………………………….page 3
Early Life 1975-1810………………………………………………..page 4 The Path of the Surgeon or the Path of the Poet…………………….page 5
Endings and New Beginnings ……………………………………....page 6
Golden Year of Poetry………………………………………………page 7 The Final Countdown……………………………………………….page 9
Legacy and Impact…………………………………………………..page 10
End Notes……………………………………………………………page 11
Bibliography…………………………………………………………page 12

Introduction “What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth- whether it existed before or not- for I have the same idea or all our Passions as of Love they are all in their sublime, creative of essential Beauty”- John Keats (DiYanni, Authenticity, p. 2201)
John Keats was a great poet and managed to have a profound impact in his short life. The best way to tell the story of his life is through the poems he created. They tell of his achievements and wonders, his thoughts and ideas, his past and his love, everything. Keats was alive during the industrial revolution, the War of 1812, and the Napoleonic Wars. John Keats found inspiration for his poetry in myths, legends and history. He made a very different career change: from medical to poetry. John Keats overcame devastating family tragedies early in his life. “Keats saw the appreciation of beauty as an end in itself and made the pursuit of beauty the goal of his poetry” (Capillo, John Keats).

Early Life 1795-1810 John Keats is…

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