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  • La Belle Dame
    • A03
      • Keats wrote this poem in 1819 after falling in love with  Brawne
        • explains romance and sensuality of poem
      • Brawne known to be flirty and drew male attention- 'pale warriors' might reflect other victims
    • A01
      • Physical or material love is temporary
      • Women are dangerous and seductive, men are weakened by them
      • Love is damaging
    • AO2
      • Language, Form and Structure
        • Ballard- idea of folktore, often used for myths and fairytales
        • Sensual poet- portrays ideas of 'negative capability' across poem
        • Repetition of 'pale'- 'paley loitering, 'death pale' and 'pale warriors'
          • Spiritual fairy: 'faery's song', 'a farery child'
            • Reinforces idea of dream vs reality
        • Knight is narrator- only him and Keats know true pain
      • Quotations
        • 'Lily on thy brow
        • 'On thy cheek a fading rose'
        • 'Alone and paley loitering'
        • 'On the cold hill's side'
        • 'No birds sing'
        • Sure in language strange she said 'I love thee true'"
        • "Pale kings and princes too, pale warriors, death-pale were they all; they cried - 'la belle dame sans merci hath thee in thrall!"
        • 'And there I shut her wild, wild eyes with kisses four'
        • 'sedge has withered from the lake'
    • A04
      • Loss of identity
      • Fate
      • Villian
        • Tragic hero and protagonist
    • A05
      • Femme Ftale' -'lulled him asleep' - knight victim?
      • Is faery true victim because he just decided to keep her as his lover


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