Essays on John Donne

John Donne’s Love Poems

Within John Donne’s love poems there many different ideas of loge presented, his attitudes towards love are contrasting as love is presented as more physical rather than emotional. Donne’s presentation of physical love can be viewed as an attempt to glorifying it. Among Donne’s poems, ‘the flea’ and ‘to his mistress going to bed’ can...
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John Donne: Britain’s Greatest Poet

John Donne (1572-1631) is considered to be one of Britain’s greatest poets of the 17th century as his poetry holds a unique position in Renaissance literature. Those who admire his work consider him to be one of Britain’s greatest metaphysical love poets of his time. Although born into a Catholic family in the 1500s to...
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The Critical Analysis Of “The Flea” By John Donne

The 17th century noted a shift from an age of belief to an age of reason. Literature represents an evolution in society, religion and the realm of this period. Life of the people of Britain reformed as religious hullabaloo and civil war shook the nation. These affairs reformulated the role of individuals in society, perspectives...
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Remember By Christina Rossetti And Sonnet 14 By John Donne

The topics of love & death are very relevant in the poems “Remember” by Christina Rossetti and “Batter my heart, three-persona’d God” by John Donne. In both poems, the authors express different kinds of emotions such as fear, selfishness, and dominance to illustrate the emotions. In Remember, the persona has fears of being forgotten by...
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