For all you Creative Writing 1 students who were either intrigued or appalled by my relay of accounts of Boccaccio’s legend of “Isabella, and the Pot of Basil”, here is a link to John Keats‘s famous poem.  Take a look at my favorite artist’s depiction of Isabella by William Holman Hunt. He actually created a life-size painting using his memory of his deceased wife as the model.Image Here is Waterhouse’s version of Isabella Imageand another by the artist, John White Alexander. Image

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