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John Keats
John Keats was a second generation Romantic. In examining Keats' major poems people must take into account that his work served as a criticism toward the literature, sexuality, politics of the time he lived in. His feelings are reflected in his work, and although he was an optimistic humanist, he doubted the necessity of things like art and beauty. John Keats was born on Halloween, October 31, 1795 in London, England. Keats' father died after...