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Illusions of Keats’ Femme Fatale

In “La Belle Dame sans Merci,” Keats places focus on the concept of illusions, like he did in “Lamia.” The dying knight, who meets the beautiful lady, ultimately falls victim to the illusion of her love and beauty. Interestingly, the … Continue reading

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If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

During my first reading of this poem, I was primarily focused on the concept of “unweaving the rainbow” and how the figure of Lamia fits in to this notion. What I expected for the direction of this poem dealing with … Continue reading

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