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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: Keats is so Theme-y True or False

1. The verb "travell'd" implies that Keats…is an explorer of literature.
2. Metaphorically, the "realms of gold"…are books of poetry.
3. By mentioning "bards" and "deep-brow'd Homer," Keats shows…his high regard for and desire to become a great poet.
4. By describing Chapman as speaking out "loud and bold," Keats implies…that great poetry is forceful and impacts its readers.
5. At the end of the poem, Cortez is silent because…he is struck dumb by the awe he feels.

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