John Donne and the Metaphysical


Readings of John Donne from our Textbook

  • The Flea (read by me), also below read by another too

  • The Undertaking
  • Air and Angels
  • The Funeral
  • Elegy 16
  • Elegy 19

Holy and Secular Sonnets

Reading these, put in groups, look at them and compare and contrast with Shakespeare’s sonnets. Look upon what each of you posted for the Blackboard forum the other day to aid you.

  • Holy Sonnets: 1, 7, 9, 14, 19
  • Secular Sonnets: Good Friday, 1613, Riding Westward; Hymn to God the Father


Meditation 4

Mediation 17

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