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Poem's Occasion

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When I Have Fears that I May Cease to Be, John Keats

What is the occasion of this poem as is communicated in the poem’s first couple of lines?

A

The speaker confronts his mortality and obstinately resists it.

B

The speaker is afraid he will die before he has satisfied his artistic potential.

C

The speaker contemplates the meaning of his life as a writer.

D

The poet meta fictively confronts the meaning of the poem.

E

The poet compares the works of a writer with the holdings of a rich field of grain.