Comparison of Boccacios Lisabetta and Keats' Isabella In Keats's version of 'Decameron' he uses the original as a base to reflect his own style and writing techniques. He basically makes it his own and he does this in a number of ways. The most obvious of these adaptations is the fact that Keats has.
Keats in a letter to his publisher John Taylor, 1818. The early critical opinion of Keats’s poetry was not favorable, with the notable exceptions of his close friends and the exiled Percy Shelley. It is to Keats’s credit that he understood the political purpose of the attacks and continued his work with increasing confidence in his own.