Why is apostrophe more effective than a description of the star/speaking about it in the poem "Bright Star" by John Keats?

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Apostrophe is used most often in poetry to add emotional intensity; the emotional intensity of "Bright Star! Would I Were as Steadfast as Thou Art" comes from Keats' viewing of the planet Venus rising outside his window when he and his friend James Rice stayed on the isle of Wight off the Southern Coast of England.  At the time that Keats sighted Venus he was concerned about his troubled love for Fanny Brawne.  So, much like Romeo, Keats saw the loveliness of Fanny in the planets.

Thus, in his emotional address...

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