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"Beauty is truth and truth beauty " - explain the meaning of it with reference "Ode on...

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"Beauty is truth and truth beauty " - explain the meaning of it with reference "Ode on a grecian urn " by keats.

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faizanjattt | Student , Undergraduate | eNoter

Posted October 16, 2012 at 10:06 PM (Answer #1)

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The poem attains the peak of poetic creativity while read on the foundation of the philosophy that 'two is one and one is beauty'
Two in one, one is beauty............(this is just for you to understand)........see......we have two eyes....but it makes one....we have two ears....but it makes one....that one is beauty.........how ugly we would have been if we had only one eye and one ear! understand? like wise, we have two legs, two hands, two lips, two nostrils..........and everything....exist as a pair....that pair exhibits a oneness, which is beautiful.....Keats, at first call the urn as a bride, which is unravished or chaste............but he touches it....ravishes it inorder to explain how beautiful it is........so Keats is the bridegroom...and urn his bride............they unite.......and a child is born...........do you know who is the child? the child is the 'poem'. So here....two combined to form one........Keats and Urn combined to give birth to a poem...........and that poem is beauty.......beautiful! that beauty is a truth......which we can understand.......right? keats is not at all lying about his association with urn and their child beauty.........thus beauty is truth...and that truth is a beautiful fact........as a poet, as an artist, that's all one need to know on earth!

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