La Belle Dame Sans Merci

  • Title: La Belle Dame Sans Merci
  • Author: John Keats
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  • Page: 301
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  • La Belle Dame Sans Merci La Belle Dame sans Merci French The Beautiful Lady Without Mercy is a ballad written by the English poet John Keats It exists in two versions with minor differences between them The original was writ
    La Belle Dame sans Merci French The Beautiful Lady Without Mercy is a ballad written by the English poet John Keats It exists in two versions, with minor differences between them The original was written by Keats in 1819 He used the title of a 15th century poem by Alain Chartier, though the plots of the two poems are different The poem is considered an English claLa Belle Dame sans Merci French The Beautiful Lady Without Mercy is a ballad written by the English poet John Keats It exists in two versions, with minor differences between them The original was written by Keats in 1819 He used the title of a 15th century poem by Alain Chartier, though the plots of the two poems are different The poem is considered an English classic, stereotypical to other of Keats works It avoids simplicity of interpretation despite simplicity of structure At only a short twelve stanzas, of only four lines each, with a simple ABCB rhyme scheme, the poem is nonetheless full of enigmas, and has been the subject of numerous interpretations.

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    About John Keats


    1. John Keats was one of the principal poets of the English Romantic movement During his short life, his work received constant critical attacks from the periodicals of the day, but his posthumous influence on poets such as Alfred Tennyson has been immense Elaborate word choice and sensual imagery characterize Keats s poetry, including a series of odes that were his masterpieces and which remain among the most popular poems in English literature Keats s letters, which expound on his aesthetic theory of negative capability , are among the most celebrated by any writer.The author s page.


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    1. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, Alone and palely loitering?The sedge has withered from the lake, And no birds sing.O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms, So haggard and so woe-begone?The squirrel’s granary is full, And the harvest’s done.I see a lily on thy brow, With anguish moist and fever-dew,And on thy cheeks a fading rose Fast withereth too.I met a lady in the meads, Full beautiful—a faery’s child,Her hair was long, her foot was light, And her eyes were wild.I made a garland for [...]

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    2. There are honestly so many theories regarding what this poem could be about, I'm baffled and don't know what to think. Each theory makes sense in its own, it's incredible!Still a great poem though, eerie and mysterious.

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    3. Read as part of The Complete Poems of John Keats(La Belle Dame Sans Merci by Frank Dicksee)

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    4. I think this was the first poem by Keats I read Should read again, Have forgotten what it was about exactly so.

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    5. I really like the imagery in this poem.

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    6. Read after researching what "the beldam" could be referencing in Coraline :)

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    7. I have arranged my thoughts into a haiku:"Chill of known frailty,Slipping a predator's jawsOne would have embraced."

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    8. I just loved this! I had to study this poem in my degree classes, and this is the only one poem that remains in my mind maybe because of its beautiful imagery. I love the character knight at arms. Enjoyed each and every moment of the read Creepy, mysterious!

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    9. Alas the rejected suitor -"I met a lady in the meads, Full beautiful-a fairy's child, Her hair was long , her foot was light And her eyes were wild."Draft

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