(Keats) Love

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  • Created on: 19-05-19 21:40
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  • La Belle Dame
    • 'I shut her wild wild eyes'
      • Use of pronouns creates a possessive effect (paired with decisive 'shut') POWER PLAY
      • Repetition of 'wild' suggests infatuation (woman is actually in control)
    • 'language strange' + 'starved lips'
      • 'strange' suggests miscommunication (illusion)
        • Dialogue is hinted rather than stated (men misinterpret women, and blame them)
          • Keats' relationship with Fanny Brawne never became a reality
      • Repetition of 'O' creates a romantic narrative voice (dream-like atmosphere)
        • Victorians were especially interested in the psychology of dreams
          • Sigmund Freud's Interpretation of Dreams was published in 1899
    • 'knight' & 'warriors'
      • Repetition of 'O' creates a romantic narrative voice (dream-like atmosphere)
        • Victorians were especially interested in the psychology of dreams
          • Sigmund Freud's Interpretation of Dreams was published in 1899
      • Incite images of nobility (encourages sympathy with the male voice)

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