Hellenism in John Keats’s poetry

Hellenism in John Keats' poetry

Keats, in the words of Shelley, “was a Greek.” Indeed, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and even Shelley could not claim to be Greek thinkers in the same way that Keats could. Keats was introduced to the Greek spirit through literature, sculpture, and an intrinsic tendency. Keats often performs at his best while under the influence of Greek culture.

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