How Does Keats' poetry relate to today?

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How Does Keats' poetry relate to today?

Postby TBone » Wed Apr 02, 2003 8:31 pm

I am writing a paper on John Keats and i need to know how his works can be related to today and beyond. Thanks for any help!
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Postby Castalia » Fri Apr 23, 2004 3:16 am

Keats' great poems are essentially timeless. The themes he explores from countless angles are still relevant today: the relation of dreams and reality, the search for truth and beauty in a seemingly bleak world, and the amazing emotions of which mankind is capable.
I suppose, in a way, Keats offers an open path to enchantment for anyone who seeks one.

Oh dear, that sounded pretentious. Sorry. Hope it helps, anyway.
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