- Biathanatos (1608)
- Pseudo-Martyr (1610)
- Ignatius His Conclave (1611)
- Devotions upon Emergent Occasions (1624)
- Poems (1633)
- 'An Anatomy of the World (1611)
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The Question and Answer section for John Donne: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Their love is a beautiful example for the world that will be immortalized, canonized, a pattern for all other love in the world.
The metaphor of the two compasses represents Donne's long distance relationship with his wife. The compasses symbolize the strength of two individuals, who are joined together in life (marriage).
The final three stanzas use an extended metaphor in which Donne compares the two individuals in the marriage to the two legs of a compass: though they each have their own purpose, they are inextricably linked at the joint or pivot at the top—that...