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

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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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