Ode on a Grecian Urn
a poem (1819) by Keats.
Ode To The SchwaHow do I love thee? Let me count the schwas. Not exactly what Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote in Sonnet 43 . . . but we like it all the same. Why? Because it finally pays tribute to the most frequent vowel sound in English: the schwa. What is the schwa and how does it sound? Simply put, the schwa is a reduced vowel sound written as …
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“Ode on a Grecian Urn”
(1819) A poem by John Keats. It contains the famous lines “‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty’ — that is all / Ye know on Earth, and all ye need to know.”
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