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What impact did John Keats have on the Romantic era?

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John Keats certainly had an impact on Romanticism as an impassioned, vivid poet and writer who often wrote about inner turmoil and reflection. For Keats, many of his poems involved the pain of love, the pain of life, and the pain of knowing one will die. However, he did not write in a sullen manner about these topics, but rather, Keats wrote with a strength and clarity of one who is not afraid of deep pondering. Keats wrote with an understanding of his physical presence in a physical, natural world. However, he also wrote about his desire to find understanding beyond the physical nature and understood his limitations...

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