The Question and Answer section for John Donne: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The speaker has a broken heart. He says that it is ludicrous to argue that someone can’t fall out of love quickly, although he himself has felt the plague of a broken heart for a year. A broken heart is an overwhelming grief. In a single blow, his...
T.S. Eliot described Donne's imagery as follows- "the elaboration ... of a figure of speech to the furthest stage to which ingenuity can carry it." Analyse this quality with reference to Donne's poems.
This can be found in many of the themes in Donne's poetry. Check this out:
Donne addresses humanity, asking everyone to reconsider how they perceive themselves and their relationship to everyone else. Everybody is connected and a man cannot exist on his own.