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Floating on the “wings of Poesy” to an “easeful Death”: A Close Reading on John Keat’s “Ode to a Nightingale”

When reading John Keat’s “Ode to a Nightingale” I was instantly reminded of Percy Shelley’s “To a Sky-Lark”.  However, Shelley’s depiction of the bird (when he compares him to his poetry) is an optimistic and awe-inspired view while Keat’s ‘Ode … Continue reading

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