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"To Autumn" by John Keats

Summary: In his poem "To Autumn," John Keats portrays the different aspects of autumn and its progression through time. Through his use of vivid imagery and literary devices such as simile, personification, and rhetorical questions, Keats establishes the beauty and fulfillment of autumn and outlines autumn's mixture of ripening, fulfillment, dying, and death.
To Autumn by John Keats

The poem "To Autumn" written by John Keats is about the season of autumn where the composer talks about the different stages of autumn and emphasizes autumn's progression through time.

Throughout the poem Keats uses vivid imagery to attract the reader's interest as well as appealing to the senses of sight and taste. Also through the use of language devices of similes, personification and rhetorical questions the composer is able to establish a natural atmosphere, with its mixture of ripening, fulfillment, dying and death.

The first stanza of "To Autumn" concerns itself with the beauty and extravagance of autumn appealing to the senses of sight and taste. The first line, "seasons of mists and mellow fruitfulness" arouses visual imagery where the word "mellow" is used to depict the colour of autumn. The "mists and mellow fruitfulness" suggest the rustic colour...

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