Negative Capability, John Keats

several things dovetailed in my mind, & at once it struck me, what quality went to form a Man of Achievement especially in Literature & which Shakespeare possessed so enormously – I mean Negative Capability, that is when a man is capable of being in uncertainties, Mysteries, doubts, without any irritable reaching after fact & reason

The Art of “Negative Capability”: Keats on Embracing Uncertainty and Celebrating the Mysterious

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