Keats and Yeats

The Symbolism and Realism movements were two of the most important literary movements of the 19th century. Symbolism was a reaction against the realism that had dominated French literature in the previous decades, while Realism was a response to the excesses of Symbolism. While both movements had their own distinct styles and aesthetics, they shared … Read more

John Keats “Ode on a Grecian Urn”

John Keats’ “Ode on a Grecian Urn” is one of the most famous poems in English literature. The poem is written in praise of an urn decorated with images from Greek mythology. The urn is seen as a symbol of beauty and immortality, and Keats uses it to explore ideas about art, time, and life … Read more