Milton is known as Puritan Poet instead of John Donne. However, metaphysical poetry belongs to Puritan Age, in which Donne’s contribution is remarkable.
Category: John Donne
John Donne as a Love Poet | Love Poetry and its Main Characteristics
As a love poet, John Donne was not practically mature yet poetically he was mature enough to get the attention of his readers. He has broken the tradition.
John Donne as A Metaphysical Poet | What is Metaphysical Poetry?
John Donne, indeed, is a metaphysical poet but many critics have doubt about it. It is because his poetry is limited to emotions and personal experiences.
Hymn to God, My God Analysis by John Donne | Stanza by Stanza
Doctors made an analysis of the poet’s health and diagnosed fever and John Donne through poetic powers exemplified his condition in “Hymn to God, My God”.
A Hymn to Christ Analysis by John Donne | Stanza by Stanza
A keen analysis of “A Hymn to Christ” helps us to find a form of the poem, which is a dramatic monologue. He has faith in his religion. He strengthens it.
Hymn to God The Father Analysis by John Donne | Stanza by Stanza
“A Hymn to God The Father” belongs to “Holy Sonnets” of John Donne, in which he, after careful analysis of his life, asks forgiveness of his sins.
A Valediction: Of Weeping Analysis by John Donne | Stanza by Stanza
“A Valediction: Of Weeping” is a dramatic monologue of John Donne, in which he, after careful analysis, talks about the love between him and his beloved.
Sweetest Love I Do Not Go Analysis by John Donne | Stanza by Stanza
In this poem, he is addressing to his wife Anne Moore. The theme of the Poem is parting; therefore, the poet consoles her wife.
The Expiration Analysis and Summary: Stanza by Stanza- John Donne
Analysis of “The Expiration” puts it in the category of “Love Poems”. It is the second closest love poem to metaphysical poetry after “Forbidden Mourning”.
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning Summary and Analysis – John Donne
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning is metaphysical poem, which focuses on conceits. Donne was leaving for France and was departing from his wife Anne Moore.
The Good Morrow Analysis and Summary: Stanza by Stanza – John Donne
John Donne, after careful analysis, decided to write “The Good Morrow”. He compares his former life with present and concludes that present life is better.
The Sun Rising Analysis and Summary
It is evident from Analysis of “The Sun Rising”, that Donne is unromantic poet. Readers have experienced new kind of poetic wit in this poem.
Go and Catch a Falling Star Analysis
Analysis of “Go and Catch a Falling Star” reveals that it is not about beauty but about nature. Donne has challenged the loyalty of women.
In his love poetry, Donne exhibits a more varied range of feelings than the Elizabethans. Moreover, his imagery, diction and versification are startlingly different. Discuss.
John Donne is regarded as an incredible poet of his age. His poems are classified into two main categories. The first is love poems, whereas the second is divine poems. The love…