Theme Of Love In John Donne

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John Donne was born into a Catholic family in 1572. He is considered as one of the greatest poets in English literature. He is an English metaphysical poet, writer, and theologian. He makes poems focused on death, love, and sex. In addition, he writes a wide range of religious poems. . These poems show about the intellectual, spiritual, and emotional conflicts, which john passed throughout his life. Donne 's love poetry is a very complex phenomenon. John Donne had a variety of themes in his poem. But the most important one is love. John Donne has depicted love in many different ways in his poem. For him love is both spiritual and religious. Donne’s uniqueness as a poet in handling the theme of love in most unfamiliar way is obvious in his mostly discussed three poems “The Flea”, The Good Morrow” and “The Canonization”. The study aimed to investigate the depiction of love in Donne’s poetry.
Keywords: Love, Religious, Spiritual, Intellectual, English
John Donne was born into a Catholic family in 1572, during a strong anti-Catholic period in England, but changed to Anglicanism during the 1950s. He is a student of Oxford University and University of Cambridge, but never received degrees, due to his Catholicism. During the 1590s, he spent much of his inheritance on women, books and travel. He wrote most of his love lyrics and erotic poems during this time. He is an English metaphysical poet, writer, and theologian. He makes poems focused on death, love, and sex. In addition, he

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