Yet another quiz

Actually I’m rather ignorant about the lives of the Romantic poets, but I suspect with a modicum of knowledge this test becomes rather transparent.

William Blake
You are William Blake! Wow. I’m impressed. Not
only are you a self-made artist and poet, but
you’ve suddenly become a very trendy guy to
like. It’s not that we doubt that you have all
your marbles, it’s just that we’re not quite
sure what you did with them to come up with
those terrifying theological visions. The
people of your time were nowhere near as
forgiving as that, and all your neighbors
thought you were a grade-A nut job. But we
love you, so rest happy.

Which Major Romantic Poet Would You Be (if You Were a Major Romantic Poet)?
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(Via Cobwebs of Petty Inquisitiveness, aka Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

4 thoughts on “Yet another quiz

  1. Das ist aber toll! I mean, Blake was extraordinary. I resulted as Keats, not bad either, although I hope I live a trifle longer than him :-) (ever seen his tomb in Rome, in the magnificent Cimitero acattolico near Piramide cestia? Lovely place to go, green, peaceful and full of cats)
    ciao Margaret!

  2. Yes, I was pleased. The only time I thought I was answering ‘Blake’ was when I chose ‘engraver’ as possible job other than writing poetry. But it was the only occupation I fancied. – No, I haven’t been to Rome at all, although it is fairly high on the list of places to go – once the present excitement has died down. A cemetery full of cats is just the place to go.

  3. Jurastudentin: Thank you – I’m glad you like my poems.
    I actually had another look at my collected works this morning and I remember the Songs of Innocence and Experience best too. Especially ‘London’.

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