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The Magnificence of Autumn John Keats an English poet was an influential figure of the Romantic Movement Keats was born in London In 1816 he became a licensed druggist but he never practiced the profession Keats first published poems appeared in 1816 in the Examiner a literary periodical edited by the essayist and poet Leigh Hunt Keatss first book was Poems by John Keats 1817 His second volume Endymion 1818 was attacked by two of the most influential critical magazines of the time the Quarterly Review and Blackwoods Magazine In 1820 Keats contracted tuberculosis His book Lamia Isabella The Eve of St Agnes and Other Poems appeared that year The three title poems which explore mythical and legendary themes of ancient medieval and Renaissance times are rich in imagery and phrasing The volume also contains three odes considered among the finest in the English language Ode on a Grecian UrnOde on Melancholy and Ode to a Nightingale In late 1820 under his doctors orders to seek a warm climate Keats went to Rome where he died Some of his best-known poems were published after his death including Eve of St Mark 1848 Keatss letters praised by many critics as among the finest written in English were published in 1931 To Autumn by John Keats soothes the heart and eases the mind with its tranquility Written in iambic pentameter the rhyme scheme is composed of ababaccac This poem contains three stanzas of comparison Through the authors use of versed diction the poem magnificence is noted To begin with the first stanza serves as an introduction Line 1 begins by describing autumn Then the author refers to the sun and the role it plays in this season Lines 3 through 10 show the suns important role for the advent of autumn The preparation required for a fruitful summer is to be tarnished and killed by the sun The bees never dream of a summerless day
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