John Keats
"La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and other poems

John Keats
Biography, links to poems and letters.

An Introduction to "Bright Star"
Background, vocabulary, and analysis.

Enjoying "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" by John Keats
Summary, extensive commentary, and related links.

"The Eve of St. Agnes"
Background, overview, and extensive analysis.

John Keats
Biography and links to e-texts of several poems.

John Keats Study Questions
Discussion questions for these poems: "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer," "The Eve of St. Agnes," "Ode to a Nightingale," "Ode on a Grecian Urn," "To Autumn," and "Letters."

"La Belle Dame Sans Merci"
Extensive analysis and commentary.

"La Belle Dame Sans Merci"
Text of the poem, discussion questions, writing prompts, and analysis.

"Ode to a Nightingale"
Vocabulary and analysis, with questions for writing and/or discussion.

Teacher Guide to "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
How might students use storyboards to demonstrate and to extend their learning? Check the resources here. Includes discussion of TP-CASTT approach for analysis and of motifs. Note: Storyboard That helps sponsor this site.

"Ode on a Grecian Urn"
Analysis and questions for discussion and/or writing, vocabulary support, and a link to 3 versions of the final couplet.

"Ode on a Grecian Urn" vocabulary
20 words presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, examples of other use, more.

"Ode on Melancholy"
Background, analysis with questions for discussion and/or writing, vocabulary support.

"On First Looking into Chapman's Homer"
Vocabulary, analysis, and commentary.

Repeat After Us
Audio files of "Bright Star," "Ode to a Grecian Urn," "This Living Hand," "To Autumn," and "You Say You Love." Files are in alphabetical order by poet; scroll down.

"To Autumn"
Background, vocabulary, extensive analysis.

"To Autumn"
Annotated text of the poem, audio file, writing ideas, discussion questions, and teaching tips.

"When I have fears"
Vocabulary and analysis.

"When I have fears"
Scroll down to find the audio file of an introduction and poet Rita Dove reading the poem.