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Keats, John Syllabification: Keats, John

Definition of Keats, John in English:

(1795–1821), English poet. A principal figure of the romantic movement, he wrote most of his best-known poems, including “La Belle Dame sans Merci,” “Ode to a Nightingale,” and “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” in 1818; they were published in 1820.


Pronunciation: /ˈkētsēən/
Example sentences
  • We've lost that Keatsian idea of an apprenticeship.
  • Tarn's odes mix the Keatsian and Coleridgian impulses.
  • This extension of Keatsian sympathy has a biblical antecedent.
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