On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer
by John Keats
On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer Exploration Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Line)
Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, (1)
Right from the get-go, Keats lets us know that he's been sporting his explorer's badge for some time now. And he's got the frequent flyer miles to prove it. How does this set-up help us to understand his points about Chapman's translation?
Oft of one wide expanse had I been told (5)
For true explorers, hearing about something is never good enough. Keats won't settle for hearing about Homer—he wants to experience the work for himself.