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Air and Angels John Donne Poem

Air and Angels by Donne – Critical Analysis and Appraisal

The love poem “Air and Angels” stirs our imagination that the idea of platonic love, though holy and spiritual but is baseless. Donne does not believe in the blind worship of his idol of love and nor ...

Metaphysical Verse of John Donne – Cogent Reasons

The word “metaphysical” has been defined differently by various writers, e.g. R.S. Hillier writes: “Literally, it has to do with the conception of existence, with the living universe...

Treatment of Women in John Donne’s Poetry

Is Donne insincere in his treatment of women? We will discuss this question in the light of his poems. Before Donne started writing his love poems, his predecessors were involved in the theme of woman...

Dramatic Quality of Divine Poems – John Donne’s Lyrics

John Donne has written a large number of lyrics. They are in different forms like songs, sonnets; elegies, and anniversaries. He was born a little late in the Elizabethan age. If he had been born abou...

Treatment of Love in John Donne’s Poetry

Donne’s poems were written by him during different periods of his life but were published in 1635. A reader cannot find a single definition of love from his poems, because, during every period, ...

John Donne – An Intellectual Realist | Classical Poet

John Donne is a poet of love, and his love lyrics are replete with realism. When we read them deeply, we find that he oscillates between physical love and holy love. He very much believes in the sanct...

John Donne | An Introduction of Classical Poet

John Donne, born in 1572, was the eldest son of a London iron merchant. His mother was the sister of John Heywood, the dramatist. After receiving education privately, Donne matriculated at Oxford. Pro...

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