John Donne

John Donne - JohnDonne 17:15 o 15721631Donne o o...

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John Donne 17:15 o 1572 – 1631 Donne Contemporary of Shakespeare Wrote in the metaphysical school o The concept of what is true changes based on your view o The nature of reality In the literary sense Argumentation Tries to compress this argumentation into a very small box A conceit A guiding metaphor A comparison that stresses likeness between two unlike things while also highlighting  the dissimilarity The Strong-Line School Lots of emphasis o The Sonnet 14 lines Stanza Couplet – 2 Tercet – 3 Quatrain – 4 In a sonnet there are 3 quatrains and one couplet Volta A change or a turn around the ninth line Meter Iambic pentameter
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140 syllables o “Batter my Heart” Usurp(t) To take possession of Viceroy A representative who rules for some larger power Enthrall To enslave of hold spellbound Chaste Pure innocence especially in a sexual matter Ravish To rape An Apostrophe
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PHIL 160 taught by Professor Coakley during the Spring '11 term at Arizona.

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