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John Keats is one of the greatest English poets. He was born in London in 1795 and started studying to be a doctor when he was only fifteen. But after he finished his studies, he gave up the idea of becoming a doctor and decided to be a poet. He wrote and soon became an important poet.

Keats spent the last three years of his life writing a lot of beautiful poems. But he did not have a happy life at that time. In fact, he got seriously sick, and could not get married to the girl he loved. Still, he wrote about love and beautiful things in his poems. These poems have made many sad people happy. One of his famous poems is about fall. In this poem Keats showed his love for this world even in his bad health. Keats died at the young age of twenty-five, but both the poet and his poems will always be remembered.

poet 詩人
the last 最後的
poem
1.
What is the best title for the reading?
title 標題
Great Poets Who Died Young.
Beautiful Poems about Love.
Keats' Life and His Poems.
How to Read Keats' Poems.
2.
What did Keats give up when he decided to write?
Becoming famous.
Helping sad people.
Getting married.
Being a doctor.
3.
What can we conclude from the reading?
conclude 下結論
Being a doctor is better than being a poet.
Everyone should learn to read poems.
Life could be short but art is long.
A poet usually becomes famous after he dies.