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John Keats; Brief-answer Questions

John Keats

1. Who is the most romantic of all romantics?

Ans: John Keats is the most romantic of all romantics. 

2. What is sensuousness?

Ans: Sensuousness is the quality of getting pleasures through the exploitation of five senses - sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. It is a way of perception through five senses.

3. Who is famous for sensuousness?

Ans: Keats is famous for sensuousness.

4. What is escapism?

Ans: Escapism is the tendency of seeking distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy.

5. Who is called the poet of escapism?

Ans: Keats is called the poet of escapism.

6. Who is called the poet of beauty?

Ans: Keats is called the poet of beauty.

7. Why is Keats called a "pure poet"?

Ans: Keats called a "pure poet" because of his repeated search for beauty and truth, and his search for sensuous, not sensual, delight.

8. What is Hellenism?

Ans: Hellenism means the imitation or adoption of ancient Greek language, thought, customs, art, etc.

9. What is an Ode?

Ans: An Ode is a lyric poem, usually addressing a particular person or thing.

10. What is negative capability?

Ans: Negative capability is a phrase first used by Romantic poet John Keats in 1817 to characterize the capacity of the greatest writers to pursue a vision of artistic beauty even when it leads them into intellectual confusion and uncertainty.