In the late Spring of 1819, John Keats had finished composing and drafting his lyrical ballad, “La Belle Dame sans Merci,” which does not only demonstrate the narrative of a Medieval Romance, however, it too suggests symbolism of the poet’s adversities with his romantic relationship to Fanny Brawne and the poverty of his physical healthy.… Read more
By: Shaly When the poetic structure, the ballad was introduced, it was initially not known for tales of love and royal courtship—no—when minstrels first began to sing the ballad, this poetic structure was utilized to tell stories about crime and corrupted behavior. Till this day, the ballad form is still used to allude to characters… Read more
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