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Ode on Melancholy

Ode on Melancholy


by John Keats

Ode on Melancholy: The Scoop on Keats Quiz

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Q. What profession did John Keats study and intend to pursue before he became a poet?

Property law
Circus clown
Q. What did he die of?

Motorcycle accident
Old age
Q. What was Keats's educational background?

He left school at age 14 and taught himself after that
He finished high school but no college
He graduated from Oxford with honors
He was totally unschooled
Q. Where did Keats grow up?

Rio de Janeiro
Hyde Park in London
The East End in London
Q. What was the name of Keats's brother who died of tuberculosis in 1818?