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role of the poetWhat according to Keats is the role of the poet in "THE FALL OF HYPERION"?

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reej | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted October 16, 2011 at 6:42 PM via web

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What according to Keats is the role of the poet in "THE FALL OF HYPERION"?

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 17, 2011 at 1:56 AM (Answer #2)

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Keats is arguing that poets have significant power because they describe history. Since poetry so powerfully speaks to people, the poet has a significant place is how we will view a period. The poet sees the universe of pain, and describes it.

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