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Rationalize why Keats uses the metaphor ‘an endless fountain of immortal drink’ in his poem, A Thing of Beauty. 

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  • According to the poet, John Keats, a thing of beauty is a source of constant joy, whose beauty never decreases.  
  • He describes it to be a sacred elixir of life that is bestowed by God. It gives us immense joy and goes on forever and never dies.

 

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Rationalize why Keats uses the metaphor ‘an endless fountain of immortal drink’ in his poem, A Thing of Beauty. Answer According to the poet, John Keats, a thing of beauty is a source of constant joy, whose beauty never decreases. He describes it to be a sacred elixir of life that is bestowed by God. It gives us immense joy and goes on forever and never dies.

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