To Autumn Questions and Answers
by John Keats

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"Ode to Autumn" is one of the thematically rich odes of English literature. Discuss.

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An ode is a kind of lyric poetry—which expresses the poet's or speaker's feelings—that praises something, usually something that it directly addresses. In this poem, Keats does praise the season of autumn, directly addressing the season itself using a technique called apostrophe (where the speaker addresses someone or something that is absent or not living as though it were present and alive and could respond). In the first stanza of the poem, the speaker calls the season a...

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