John Keats When I Have Fears

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The romantic era involved artistic and intellectual writers. Romantics believed literature should consistent of the heart not the mind. Perhaps that is why John Keats played such an important role during the Romantic era and was an outstanding poet. His poetry was about emotions, he didn’t care about the money he just wanted to write. He wanted to love and desired fame. When I Have Fears that I May Cease to be, was intended for the reader to feel how depressed he felt inside but he also wanted the reader to know he was hopeful his poetry could save him. In his poem When I Have Fears that I May Cease to be, he writes “When I have fears that I may cease to be Before my pen has glean 'd my teeming brain”(1-2), he is laying it on the line, he is
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