Monday, 28 October 2013

John Keats Trivia Answers

Hello Reader,
My week has finally come after 20 days! (Really sorry for that) So here are the much awaited answers to the trivia quiz.How many of them did you get right? Tell us in the comments below.
  • Where in London was Keats born? Ans: Moorgate
  • What is his birth date?Ans: 31 October 1795
  • At which hospital did Keats register as a medical student before becoming a poet? Hint: It is now part of King's College London Ans: Guy's Hospital
  • In a letter to his brother George, Keats wrote that they talked about "a thousand things,... nightingales, poetry, poetical sensation, metaphysics."Whom does he refer to as they ? Ans: Keats and Coleridge
  • Which literary movement did Keats belong to? Ans: Romanticism
  • "Round many western islands have I been
    Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold."
       Which poem are these lines from? Hint: The title has a Greek name in it  Ans: On first looking into Chapman's Homer
  • When did he write the Ode to a Nightingale? Ans: May 1819
  • "Here lies one/ whose name was writ in water"   Where are these lines from? Ans: His grave
  • "The loveliest and the last,
    The bloom, whose petals nipped before they blew
    Died on the promise of the fruit" 
    Who wrote these lines and for whom?  Hint: It's not by Keats Ans: Shelley for Keats
  • Who said that Keats' letters were "certainly the most notable and most important ever written by any English poet."? Ans: T.S Elliot

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