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A Short Analysis of John Donne’s ‘Song’ (‘Go and catch a falling star’)

A summary of an unusual Donne poem

‘Song’, often known by its first line, ‘Go and catch a falling star’, is an unusual poem among John Donne’s work in several ways. 911 altre parole

Literature

The London International Book Fair June THURSDAY 1ST FRIDAY 2ND SATURDAY 3RD

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Rare Books

The London International Book Fair June THURSDAY 1ST FRIDAY 2ND SATURDAY 3RD

Olympia London
Hammersmith Road
London W14 8UX

 James Gray Booksellers LLC 46 Hobbs Road Princeton Ma

jamesgray2@me.com

All books subject to prior sales.

Prices in Pounds Sterling… 22.484 altre parole

Rare Books

The Island Of Us

By Jay Ayer

“No man is an island entire of itself.”

John Donne wrote those words as an opening to his poem ‘No Man is an Island.’ The poem serves as a representation of both our empathy for one another as humans and the one fate we all share: death. 577 altre parole

A Short Analysis of John Donne’s ‘To His Mistress Going to Bed’

A summary of Donne’s classic poem

‘To His Mistress Going to Bed’ has been called the greatest verbal striptease in English verse. In this poem, John Donne (1572-1631) encourages his lover to undress for him, in one of the most deeply erotic love poems (‘lust poems’?) in the English language. 1.421 altre parole

Literature

No Man is an Island by John Donne

Intention: The intention of this essay is to demonstrate the idea that every human being is connected to one another, and the idea that when one person suffers, we all suffer with him/her. 664 altre parole

Culture And Society

Nature's masterpiece

Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant
(The only harmless great thing)…
Still sleeping stood; vex’d not his fantasy
Black dreams; like an unbent bow carelessly
His sinewy proboscis did remissly lie.

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Poems