John Keats A- Level Crit quotes

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John Hamilton Reynolds (1817)
"This youthful poet appears to have tuned his voice in solitude's - to have sung from the pure inspiration of nature"
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James Hessey
"Praise or blame has but a momentary effect on the man whose love of beauty in the abstract makes him a severe critic of his own works"
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Andrew Motion
"For all the delicious drowsiness of the lines, their rhymes work hard to modify the Shakespearean for, avoiding the couplet, to convey a sense of irresolution and openness"
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John Keats
"A poet is unpoetical of anything in essence, because he has no identity, he is continually filling some others body; the sun, the moon, the men and women"
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Stuart Sperry
"The odes represent the purest expression of Negative Capability in Keats' verse"
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Richard Harter Fogle
“The principal stress of the poem is a struggle between ideal and actual; inclusive terms which, however, contain more particular antitheses of pleasure and pain.”
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R. S. White
“The principal stress of the poem is a struggle between ideal and actual; inclusive terms which, however, contain more particular antitheses of pleasure and pain.”
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