To Autumn Questions and Answers
by John Keats

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Why do you think Keats wrote this poem?  

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In "To Autumn ," Keats seems to be driven by an affinity for the autumn season, wanting to sing its praises and to help the reader see that autumn is worth being appreciated as much as spring. Though the fall season anticipates the coming of winter and often brings a premature cold to lie "on a half-reap'd furrow sound asleep," it also has its pleasures. In the first stanza, the speaker talks of all the ripening fruit and the products of the harvest, and in the second, he mentions the cool, crisp weather and making apple...

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