The Poetry Of John Donne

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John Donne For one thing John Donne was an extraordinary poet in which he wrote about romance and religious ideologies. Although he wrote in a variety of genres, John Donne was more so a romantic writer who expressed romantic thoughts in his poetry. Each poem has a distinct message to the reader, but all come together as one theme. The topic of discussion concerns these three poems: The Flea, The Good-Morrow, and The Sun Rising. In the light of The Flea, it opens up about how it is about a boy and girl, “Mark but this flea, and mark in this,” (Donne line 1). They are having conflicting interests in how the flea is suppose to bind them as one. As she denies this thing, “How little that which thou deniest me is;” (Donne line 2). The lovers each have gotten bitten by the flea, “It sucked me first, and now sucks thee,” (Donne line 3). Signifying how their blood is combined with one another causing issues for the both of them. In ways of how it can be compared to “A sin, nor shame, nor loss of maidenhead,” (Donne line 6). The girl is worried about the bond they share since she does not want to give up her virginity to the boy. As all of this is going on the flea is striving, “And pampered swell with one blood made of two,” (Donne line 8). She worries because the flea carries “three lives in one flea spare,” (Donne line 10). Which is something she is not the fondest of knowing. Unlike the boy, has the feeling if the bond made it seem like “Where we almost, nay more than married
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