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John Keats (1795-1821) was one of the principal poets of the English Romantic movement and is known for his elaborate word choice and sensual imagery. The Romantic Movement emphasized the creative expression of the individual and the need to find and formulate new forms of expression. Hence, Keats wrote a great number of odes, which allowed a tremendous expression of emotion, and his were perhaps the greatest odes of the 19th century. Keats did not employ a rigid rhyme scheme in his odes so as to more freely express his emotions, as was the emphasis of the Romantic Movement.
The structure of the poem is well thought out and unique to this ode. We can say that each stanza is an "almost sonnet" as each line follows a strict iambic pentameter however varying in rhyme scheme. The first 4 lines all follow the pattern "ABAB" creating a foundation for the stanza, but it follows a different path towards the end. This deviation is due to the unpredictability of nature as seasons change over time. This gives us the feeling that seasons are cyclical. The first stanza is built upon the seasons of spring and summer as the diction is
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