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John Keats is a amazing British poet. He has written many popular poems. La Belle Dame sans Merci is a ballad which was written in 1819. Within this ballad, the knight is deceived by the woman he meets. He falls in love for this lady instantly and is convinced that she also is in love with him. The woman makes the knight fall to her by making herself attractive. The woman enters the knight into trusting her and then when she takes him to her cave, she breaks his heart by leaving him after the knight wakes up from a nightmare. The very first stanza of this ballad refers to the knight as being lonely in the wilderness. A Alone and palely loitering. @ The knight is alone and wandering about on his horse. A And no birds sing. @ In this sentence he clarifies his despair because the singing of birds is closely associated with happiness and the birds aren't singing. So haggard and so woe-begone? The Shrimp=s granary is full, And the harvest=s done. Within this quote the knight is troubled as everything is moving as it is designed to, the granary is complete and the crop is completed. That is the reason the knight can also be gloomy and roaming around on his horse. Within the next stanza, the knight is described as drowsy in look and afflicted. ВЂњAnd on thy cheeks a fading rose fast withereth too.вЂќ The colour of his skin is fading away, and he is dying. I met a lady in the meads Full beautiful - a faery=s kid. Her hair was long, her foot was light, And her eyes were wild. In this stanza, the knight match...