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Plot in Ode to a Nightingale

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Ode to a Nightingale


"for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death,..."   (Ode to a Nightingale)

A pattern is emerging. As the poem progresses, the speaker seeks new ways to escape the sorrows of the world: first, through drink and pleasure; next, through poesy; now, through “easeful Death.”

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