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A level English Literature Guide to John Donne Selected Poems »

Theresa Sowerby | Monday November 11, 2019

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The following guide to Donne’s poems is designed to give examples both of close reading and of links between the poems. Contents The Sunne Rising The Apparition The Canonisation A Nocturnall upon St Lucie’s Day The Autumnall Biography and context The Metaphysical poets Approaching a Donne poem – A Valediction of Weeping Key Characteristics of Donne’s poetry Variety of Attitudes to love – connections and groupings A Closer Look at five love poems: Talking to God… [ read full article ] »