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Ode on Melancholy

Ode on Melancholy


by John Keats

Ode on Melancholy: The Scoop on Keats True or False

1. What profession did John Keats study and intend to pursue before he became a poet? -> Apothecary/pharmacist
2. What did he die of? -> Alcoholism
3. What was Keats's educational background? -> He left school at age 14 and taught himself after that
4. Where did Keats grow up? -> Edinburgh
5. What was the name of Keats's brother who died of tuberculosis in 1818? -> Tom