Answering questions about poetry

Please answer the questions below.
– Ensure that each response is a minimum of 7 lines.
– No outside sources are used to analyze the poem.
– Use MLA format to quote lines from the poem and make sure to cite the line number of each quote.
– Please ensure that there are no grammatical errors and the response is of high quality or I will have to ask for a revision.
– The poem can be found here (https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/44479/ode-to-a-nightingale)

 

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
Answering questions about poetry
Get an essay WRITTEN FOR YOU FOR YOU, Plagiarism free, and by an EXPERT!
Order Essay

In John Keats’ poem, “Ode to Nightingale,” examine stanza 1. The poet falls into a reverie while listening to an actual nightingale singing to him in the darkness. What type of feelings does listening to the bird produce for the speaker? How are these feelings paradoxical and what do they express?

In stanza 2, how and why does the speaker want to “leave the world unseen” (20)? Since his goal is to join the bird, what quality or qualities of the bird does he want to experience? How might alcohol enable him to achieve that desire?

In stanza 3, characterize the real world which the poet describes. What is the relationship of the bird to the world the poet describes? By implication, what kind of world does the nightingale live in? (Is it the same as or different from the poet’s?)

In stanza 4, the speaker contrasts his mode of experience (poetry) to the “dull brain” that “perplexes and retards” (line 4). What way of approaching life does this line reject? What does the speaker mean when he says that he will join the bird “on the viewless [invisible] wings of Poesy” (33)? In other words, how has the speaker figuratively joined the nightingale?

Stanza 5 describes the pastoral landscape among the flowering trees at night, through the images of scent and sound. In stanza 6, what does the speaker wish for in this stanza as he has often done in his poetry as he states? Why does he know he cannot wish for this even though it would mean “To cease upon the midnight with no pain” (56)?

In stanza 7, what has the bird come to symbolize? What does the speaker mean when he says, “Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird!” (61)? How can the bird be immortal? How is it possible that this bird’s voice was heard “In ancient days by emperor and clown” (64)?

In stanza 8, the poet, like the nightingale, has returned to the real world. The bird flies away to another spot to sing. The bird’s song becomes a “plaintive anthem” and fainter. Is Keats’s description of the bird’s voice as “buried deep” a reference only to its physical distance, or does the phrase have an additional meaning? Has the speaker in this poem changed as a result of his visionary experience? For instance, has his life been improved in any way, or has he been damaged in any way?

Emergency Homework
Order NOW For A 10% Discount!
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Reviews

Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Reviews

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.