Category Archive: John Donne

Oct 19

Explanation: Thy firmness makes……. where I begun from“A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” composted by John Donne.

Explanation: Thy firmness makes……. where I begun from Forbidding Mourning Explanation 01: Thy firmness makes my circle just, And makes me end, where I begun. These are the concluding lines of “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” composted by John Donne. Here he has compared himself to a foot of a compass and his beloved to the …

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Oct 19

Explanation: If our two loves……… slacken, none can die from Good Morrow

Explanation: If our two loves……… slacken, none can die from Good Morrow Explanation: If our two loves be one, or thou and I Love so alike that none can slacken, none can die. These lines have been taken from the last two lines of “The Good Morrow”, composed by John Donne. Here, the speaker logically …

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Oct 19

Explanation: Yet she Will be False……. or three. from Song: Go, and Catch a Failing Star

Explanation: Yet she Will be False, ere I come, to two, or three. These are the last lines of the “Song: Go, and Catch a Failing Star” composed by John Donne. Here, he mentions his negative thinking towards the women who are both fair and faithful.

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Jul 29

Critical Analysis of The Good-Morrow

Critical Analysis “The Good-Morrow” is an excellent piece of metaphysical poetry. John Donne has written it as a comparatively early age and the poem was published in a collection entitled as Songs and Sonnets. It is a poem about contentment in love. The poem has short lyric of three stanzas. Each stanza bears seven lines. …

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Jul 29

Summary of the Good Morrow

I swear, I am surprised, what you and did I before we fall in love with each other. Perhaps we were than so little kids that we used to suck our mothers’ breast. Possibly, we were very little children and passed times in rustic pleasures. We slept very deeply like the seven brothers who passed …

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Jul 27

Critical Analysis of a Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne

Critical Analysis of a Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne This is a personal poem showing the pure love and devotion (dedication) of the poet to his beloved. Donne has contracted with different moods of love and has played with its several visions. Here, he has taken positive and serious view of love. Many people …

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Jul 27

Metaphysical conceits in Donne’s “Song: (Go and Catch a Falling Star)

Metaphysical conceits in Donne’s “Song: (Go and Catch a Falling Star).” Comments on John Donne’s use of Metaphysical conceits in his “Song: (Go and Catch a Falling Star).” It is well known to us that John Donne is a Metaphysical poet. He has written many metaphysical poems and “The Song: (Go and Catch a Falling …

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Jul 27

Song: Go and Catch a Falling Star BY JOHN DONNE

Song: Go and catch a falling star BY JOHN DONNE   Go and catch a falling star,     Get with child a mandrake root, Tell me where all past years are,     Or who cleft the devil’s foot, Teach me to hear mermaids singing, Or to keep off envy’s stinging,

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Jul 03

“The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical poem.

What is Metaphysical Poetry? Discuss “The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical poem. Definition of Metaphysical Poetry: Etymologically, Metaphysical means beyond physical or something abstract. A Metaphysical Poem is a poem that consists of abrupt beginning, abstract theme, use of conceits, bending (turning) of passion and arguments. The major themes of metaphysical poems are love, death and …

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Jul 01

“The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical Poem.

What is Metaphysical Poetry? Discuss “The Good Morrow” is a Metaphysical poem.  Definition of Metaphysical Poetry: Etymologically, Metaphysical means beyond physical or something abstract. A Metaphysical Poem is a poem that consists of abrupt beginning, abstract theme, use of conceits, bending (turning) of passion and arguments. The major themes of metaphysical poems are love, death and …

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