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A Dialogical Nature Of Structure In Keats’S Odes As A Circular Escape From Pain To Pleasure: A Bakhtinian Perspective., Bahram Kazemian, Somayyeh Hashemi Mar 2014

A Dialogical Nature Of Structure In Keats’S Odes As A Circular Escape From Pain To Pleasure: A Bakhtinian Perspective., Bahram Kazemian, Somayyeh Hashemi

Bahram Kazemian

Using Mikhail Bakhtin’s concept of dialogism as a theoretical starting point, this thesis investigates the manifestations of dialogic voice in Odes by John Keats. In fact, this study attempts to examine the dialogic reading of “Ode to a Nightingale”, “Ode on Grecian urn”, “Ode on Indolence”, “Ode to Psyche”, “To Autumn” and “Ode to Melancholy”, through structural viewpoints. A scrutiny upon Keats's odes through dialogical perspective may reveal that Keats is a social and an involved poet of his time. Moreover, Keats as an escapist poet chooses the world of fancy and imagination to free himself from conflicts ...