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Gothic fiction is usually illustrated along stereotypical lines. A gothic story is usually imagined to have a medieval setting of a Gothic castle, a damsel in distress, a villain with blood-curdling intent, and a knight in shining armor. While all of these could be true while cohesively presenting a gothic story, it would be unfair to write off this genre as puerile or kitsch. It is not as unappetizing as it appears to be. It has evolved over the ages and surprisingly, s...
Post by: Kabita Sonowal
  Pillow'd upon my fair love's ripening breast, To feel for ever its soft fall and swell, Awake for ever in a sweet unrest, Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath, And so live ever--or else swoon to death. - John Keats   When no one knows for sure, one speculates and lo, legends are made. The above lines from Bright Star were inspired, they say, when Keats was resting his head on the heart of his lover, Fanny Brawne. Such was Keats, a star tha...
Post by: Snehith Kumbla
A thing of beauty is a joy for ever: Its lovliness increases; it will never Pass into nothingness; but still will keep A bower quiet for us, and a sleep Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing. - John Keats, Endymion   We come to the third act now, as Keats immersed himself in verse and brought out a first collection called Poems that his publishers were much ashamed of, though a few critics saw promise in him.  Keats promptly chan...
Post by: Snehith Kumbla
    Born on October 31, 1795, John Keats was to pass away due to tuberculosis in Rome, far away from England in 1821. He was barely 26 at the time of his death and had only been writing serious poetry for about six years. Ironically, it was only after his death that Keats' works were appreciated and over the last two centuries, his reputation as a romantic poet has only grown.   A man perpetually in love with nature, women and infused with an enduring ...
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