ODE ON A GRECIAN URN
This poem was written by John Keats in 1819. In this poem the author expresses the idea that art and beauty especially appear through what mysterious and secret is. In fact, the figures on the urn described by Keats are mysterious and unknown. I love this poem because the words used by John Keats are effective and full of passion. This is one of the most interesting poems I’ve ever read.
ODE TO AUTUMN
This poem was written by John Keats in 1819 and it was composed after a walk into the countryside of Winchester in September. It perfectly describes the progression from early autumn to mid autumn and then to its decline. I really love this poem because John Keats is able to perfectly emphasize the beauty of autumn. This is one of the most beautiful poems I’ve ever read.
LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI
This poem was written by John Keats in 1819 and it tells the story of a knight-at-arms and a beautiful lady without pity who is said to be a “faery’s child”. This mysterious woman is a femme fatale who attracts lovers and spellbinds them until they die. I love this poem because it tells a very interesting and enthralling story. Moreover, it can be connected to two wonderful paintings which represent the same story: “La belle dame sans merci” painted by Frank Dicksee, and another painting which has the same title painted by John William Waterhouse.