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  1. The poem La Belle Dame Sans Merci is a ballad . It is about love that is said to be like a flower. The poem says joy is quite short and suffering is forever. It also reflects how beauty can deceive a person and make him fail or suffer. Unlike Happy Insensibility, the poet here does not celebrate theRead more

    The poem La Belle Dame Sans Merci is a ballad . It is about love that is said to be like a flower. The poem says joy is quite short and suffering is forever. It also reflects how beauty can deceive a person and make him fail or suffer. Unlike Happy Insensibility, the poet here does not celebrate the beauty but rather considers it as something which causes grief and suffering.

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  1. In the poem "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" or "The Lady Without Mercy", the knight tells the poet that the lady took him to her "Elfin Grot" i.e. a small fairy cave. There she lays herself in the arms of the knight and weeps a lot and kept mourning. The knight is full of love for her and kisses her eyesRead more

    In the poem “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” or “The Lady Without Mercy”, the knight tells the poet that the lady took him to her “Elfin Grot” i.e. a small fairy cave. There she lays herself in the arms of the knight and weeps a lot and kept mourning.

    The knight is full of love for her and kisses her eyes. And afterwards he goes to sleep and dreams of kings and princes who warn him that the lady is without mercy. After waking up, he finds that she is not there and he is left alone to suffer the loneliness and misery.

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