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John Keats Powerpoint

  1. 1. John Keats By: Prescott, Paige, Cory, and Nathan
  2. 2. Early Life • Born October 31st 1795 • Moorfields, England • “Swan and Hoop” • One of five children
  3. 3. Education • Enfield School • Apothecary apprenticeship • Guy’s Hospital
  4. 4. Family Troubles • Sibling died in infancy • Father died at age 8 • Moved in with Grandparents • Mother died when he was 14 • Brother Tom died • Brother George moved
  5. 5. Financial Troubles • Richard Abbey became guardian • Poetry not a job for the middle class • Poverty prevented marriage • Grandfather died • Vague will • Grandmother died 1814
  6. 6. Fanny Brawne • Met in 1818 • Soon after became engaged • Couldn’t afford to support a wife • Kept engagement a secret • Last saw her in September 1820 “….whenever you know me to be alone, come, no matter what day.quot;
  7. 7. Poetic Career • Started 1814- Imitated Elizabethan poets • 1816 met with Richard Abbey • Published in 1817 • Settled in Hampstead
  8. 8. Death • Died peacefully in bed • Two year battle with Tuberculosis • Died 1821, 26 years old
  9. 9. “I know the color of that blood; it is arterial blood. I cannot be deceived in that color. That drop of blood is my death warrant. I must die”
  10. 10. Works Cited • quot;Apothecary.quot; That the future may learn from the past. Colonial Williamsburg. 5 Mar. 2009 <http://www.history.org/almanack/life/trades/tradeapo.cfm>. • quot;John Keats Cronology.quot; John keats cronology. Englishhistory.net. 05 Mar. 2009 <http://englishhistory.net>. • quot;Pathology of Tuberculosis.quot; Pathology of Tuberculosis. Library.med.utah.edu. 05 Mar. 2009 <http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/MTB/MTB.html>. • quot;John Keats (1795-1821).quot; THE BRITISH LIBRARY - The world's knowledge. 9 Mar. 2009 <http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/features/keats/keats.html>. • melody!, ron! how sweetly sad thy. quot;Poetry Archives @ eMule.com.quot; eMule - eMule Plus - download eMule. 9 Mar. 2009 <http://www.emule.com/poetry/?page=overview&author=46>. • time, this. quot;The Life of John Keats (1795-1821).quot;EnglishHistory.net. 9 Mar. 2009 <http://englishhistory.net/keats/life.html>. • quot;quot;Keats, Teats, and the Fane of Poesyquot; .quot; English Department @ UGA. 9 Mar. 2009 <http://www.english.uga.edu/n

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