Wednesday, 2 October 2013

John Keats Trivia

Hello Reader,
To start of with John Keats Month, here is a fun trivia quiz for you.You think that you know this poet well? Then feel free to answer these questions in the comments section below!! The answers will be posted next week.

  • Where in London was Keats born?
  • What is his birth date?
  • At which hospital did Keats register as a medical student before becoming a poet? Hint: It is now part of King's College London
  • 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 ?
  • Which literary movement did Keats belong to?
  • "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
  • When did he write the Ode to a Nightingale?
  • "Here lies one/ whose name was writ in water"   Where are these lines from?
  • "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
  • Who said that Keats' letters were "certainly the most notable and most important ever written by any English poet."?
That's all for today folks. See you later soon. Till then Read, Write and Relish !

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