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Unformatted text preview: ENGL 120 The Ecstasy Speaker cares about instruction Instructing voyeur or 3 rd party Society on the brain Returns to instruction at end Doubtful about what kind of 3 rd party he wants Analogy Love takes place in network of correspondences Return to bodies Vehicle accommodation Love returns to the macrocosm Seduction speaker trying to persuade the mistress to go to bed with him all along At the end Donne stresses the highest possible motive Bodies seen as a type of Bible that other weaker people can learn about the mystery of true love Speaker hedges at how large his audience is Return to bodies = change is possible = loss, treachery, decay of love is possible For the entire speakers desire to separate the lovers from the macrocosm the speaker also resituates the love in a network of correspondences Either the speakers goal is seduction all along or the goal is to impress male audience with wit...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ENGL 120 taught by Professor Barbour during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08