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English Poetry . Speaks of the younger romantics of the late 1700's and early 1800's. George Gordon Byron (Lord Byron), John Keats, and Percy Bysshe Shelley

Date Submitted: 11/23/2004 01:24:02
Category: / Literature / Poetry
Length: 3 pages (700 words)
Poetry was very common in England during the late 1700's and early 1800's. Poets at this time were thought to be very intelligent and sensitive. The poets of this time were called the younger Romanticists. The older Romanticists no longer supported radical causes or championed the oppressed. The younger Romanticists poets quickly and noisily took up the cry for liberty and justice (Reed, xxvi). Three prime examples of such poets are George Gordon Byron (Lord …
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