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Do you think the romantic poets were escapists ?Yes / no ?  State with reasons.

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An escapist tries to get away from or ignore reality.  I think the romantic poets were interested in a kind of hyper-reality.  You can polish the edges off the world, and call that escapist.  The romantic poets seek to describe the elements of reality that they want us to appreciate.  There is some reality there!

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