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1

Keats parents

Father dies on a horse riding accident
Mother died of consumption

2

His brother

Gets consumption- Keats nurses him

3

Career

Passed medical examinations to become a surgeon- decides to focus entirely on his poetry which earns him very little money

4

Fanny Brawne

Keats love- cannot marry her due to his lack of wealth and tuberculosis- they communicate by letter

5

Leigh hunt

Revolutionary, radical-imprisoned for his writing in his mag against royal family and political structure- political arm of the romantic movement

6

Influence of Shakespeare

Saw his dark intelligence of human nature and adopted idea of negative capability

7

Wealth and class

Lived his life in poverty being supported and sheltered by other romantics- made very little money from poetry. Theme of class prominent in many poems