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poems by Shelley, Keats, and Wordsworth

The three poems we’re reading for today are by a few of the poets commonly referred to as the English Romantics.  Romanticism was a philosophical and artistic movement of the early 19th century (1800s), and it had very little to do with what we normally think of when we hear the word “Romantic.”  Based on your reading of these poems, what do you think are some of the main themes of Romanticism?   278 more words


Franz Ludwig Catel (1778-1856)

Night Piece from the Closing Scene of ‘René’ by Chateaubriand, 1820


The Craftsman of Hearts

Genre: Short Story | Words: 820 | Reading time: 7 minutes

That night, we were the only ones in our room. Had it all been real? 959 more words


Ode to a Nightingale

Ode to a Nightingale
John Keats, 1795-1821

My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains
My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk,
Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains… 792 more words


"The Road"

The road goes ever on and on,

And I must pick up my feet,

Marching to a beat I do not hear.

Yet, I know I must continue forward. 83 more words