Just as Adam in Paradise Lost (VIII, 452-490) awoke from a

Just as Adam in Paradise Lost (VIII, 452-490) awoke from a dream of Eve and found her real,
man will awake in eternity to find that imagination is prophetic. Keats more zealously embraces this
belief because he has more confidence in intuition that in ‘consequitive’ reasoning, although he
concedes that a philosopher, after ‘putting aside numerous objections,’ may discover the truth.”
(Allen Austin,“Toward Resolving Keats’s Grecian Urn Ode”)Just as Adam in Paradise Lost (VIII, 452-490) awoke from a dream of Eve and found her real,
man will awake in eternity to find that imagination is prophetic. Keats more zealously embraces this
belief because he has more confidence in intuition that in ‘consequitive’ reasoning, although he
concedes that a philosopher, after ‘putting aside numerous objections,’ may discover the truth.”
(Allen Austin, “Toward Resolving Keats’s Grecian Urn Ode”)</pclass=”msonormal”>