personal conflicts within himself Good Friday is about understanding why

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personal conflicts within himself “Good Friday” is about understanding why selflessness is equal to forgiveness just as Christ forgave the people around him who aided in his crucifixion. After reading the “Elegy”, “Hymn to God, my God, in my Sickness”, and “Good Friday” by John Donne it is clear to see that the characteristics of his background growing up later influenced him, and his pieces, which in return is why he was one of few “metaphysical” poets to be able to fully comprehend and execute the notion of how the “Spherical” human mind and nature both coexist on an intellectual level while creating poetry with this same subtle notion. Donne’s ideas that the creation of the world around him was a biblical phenomenon and based his own creativity as a result of his own religious upbringing as a muse for his poems, Donne does battle with his own Sins, which challenge all moral qualities a man of the clergy should possess. This is evident in his poem’s religious allusions such as the 7 deadly sins, his
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comparisons between Heaven and Earth, and finally his own internal conflict, which are found in various places in the “Elegy”, “Hymn to God, my God, in my Sickness”, and “Good Friday”.
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Work Cited Donne, John, “Elegy, to my mistress” The Broadview Anthology Of British Literature 3rd Edition, Concise Edition Volume A, Broadview Press, 2018, Page 925, Print. Donne, John, “Hymn to God, My God in my Sickness” The Broadview Anthology Of British Literature 3rd Edition, Concise Edition Volume A, Broadview Press, 2018, Page 940, Print. Donne, John, “Good Friday” The Broadview Anthology Of British Literature 3rd Edition, Concise Edition Volume A, Broadview Press, 2018, Page 939, Print.
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