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On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer

On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer


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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