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On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer

On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer


by John Keats

On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer: Actual and Factual True or False

1. The poem is written on the occasion of… -> the poet's twenty-first birthday.
2. According to the first four lines, the poet… -> has already read a lot of great works.
3. The poet claims that he never really experienced Homer's work until… -> he translated it from the original Greek.
4. What planet had been discovered only a few decades before this poem was written? -> Uranus
5. Contrary to what Keats wrote, which European explorer first discovered the Pacific? -> Cabeza de Vaca (the guy whose name means 'head of cow')