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Donne’s Poetry

John Donne

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Themes, Motifs and Symbols

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“The Broken Heart”

“The Canonization”

“The Flea”

“The Sun Rising”

“A Valediction: forbidding Mourning”

Divine Meditation 10

Divine Meditation 14

“Hymn to God, my God, in my Sickness”

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the sun rising

by wannabeEngTea, August 22, 2013

the sun rising


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Q. Discuss John Donne as a metaphysical poet.

by touhidsm, April 30, 2014

Answer: Metaphysical poetry refers to a type of very intellectual poetry that was common in the 17th century. This type of poetry was known for bold and ingenious conceits, subtle thought and frequent use of paradox as well as the directness of language. Metaphysical poetry, in an etymological sense, is poetry on subjects which exist beyond the physical world. .... Read the full answer FREEEEE at


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John Donne is a poet of love.

by touhidsm, May 08, 2014

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Answer: Love, the most felt and discussed emotion of human mind, has been a dominant theme of all branches of literature of all ages. But the treatment of love has been different from writers to writers, from poets to poets. John Donne has also used ‘love’ to be an important theme of his poetry. Since love may be different from man to man, time to time, Donne has also treated realistically love to... Read more


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