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Endymion

(ĕndĭm`ēən), in Greek mythology, young shepherd, loved by Selene (the moon). In one version of his legend, he asked Zeus for immortality and perpetual youth. Zeus consented on the condition that Endymion remain eternally asleep. The English poets Lyly, Drayton, and Keats all wrote poems based on the legend.

Endymion

man kept immortally youthful through eternal sleep. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 91; Br. Lit.: “Endymion” in Harvey, 271]

Endymion

name of man in the moon. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 376–377]
See: Moon

Endymion

man kept immortally youthful through eternal sleep. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 91]
See: Sleep
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In little more than 20 of Endymion's 4000-plus lines, the Indian Maid is transformed into Cynthia, Endymion is promptly "spiritualized," and they vanish together leaving Peona in "wonderment" (4:993, 1003).
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The relevant lines occur at a point when the joumey nearly turns into a total wash-out due to a rainstorm, and one of Davenant's travelling companions, Endymion Porter, takes it upon himself to hector the others into getting on with it despite the weather, which, under the circumstances, Davenant sees as cruelty beyond compare, or at least more cruel
More persuasive is the view that, in Endymion and elsewhere, Keats engages in revisionist ways with Spenserian allegory; whereas Spenser highlights 'the unmasked vulgarity of evil' in the Bower of Bliss episode, Keats dwells in the Glaucus episode on the 'lethal folly of poetic enchantment'.
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The event of beginning, I show with specific reference to the closing lines of "Sleep and Poetry" and the opening lines of Endymion, exposes a fundamental gap between cognition and perception, understanding and experience; for Keats, I argue, this gap makes possible political commitment even as it complicates the very idea of political action.
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