Essays Tagged: "Thy (district)"

Metaphysical Imagery in the Works of John Donne

hat they are never really separated. Himself being one leg, his love the other, constantly joined, "Thy soul, the fixed foot, makes no show / To move, but doth, if th' other do [...]" (27-28). The two ... d foole, unruly Sunne,Why dost thou thus,Through windowes, and through curtaines call on us?Must to thy motions lovers seasons run?Sawcy pedantique wretch, goe chideLate schoole boyes and sowre prenti ...

(10 pages) 143 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A VALEDICTION FORBIDDING MOURNING by John Donne

ion,Like gold to aery thinness beat.If they be two, they are two soAs stiff twin compasses are two ;Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no showTo move, but doth, if th' other do.And though it in the centr ... ows erect, as that comes home.Such wilt thou be to me, who must,Like th' other foot, obliquely run ;Thy firmness makes my circle just,And makes me end where I begun.At the beginning of "A Valediction ...

(7 pages) 103 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

A Scratch Beneath the Surface: The Pastoral Disguise of "An Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats

gh quickly changes from pleasant praise to violent skepticism:What leaf fringed legend haunts about thy shape...What mad pursuit? What struggle to escape?What pipes and timbrels? What wild ecstasy? (5 ... s his own emotions and frustrations with the urn:Fair youth, beneath the trees, thou canst not leaveThy song, nor ever can those trees be bare;Bold Lover, never, never canst thou kiss,Though winning n ...

(10 pages) 62 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Examine Donne's "A valediction forbdiggin mourning" in an appreciative manner.

ves around it. The firmness of the center foot makes the circle that the outer foot draws perfect: "Thy firmness makes my circle just, And makes me end, where I begun."The persona then declares that, ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A Valediction: Forbidden Mourning" by John Donne:

dicates that the couple's love resembles a mathematical compass: "As stiff twin compasses are two / Thy soul the fixed foot, makes no show / To move, but doth, of th' other do" (26-28). The compass al ... or perfection denotes that as the man's travels come to an end, he will always return to his wife: "Thy firmness makes my circle just / And makes me end, where I begun"

(1 pages) 29 0 2.7 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"The Collar" by George Herbert(1593-1633)

ay ? all blasted ?All wasted ?Not so, my heart : but there is fruit,And thou hast hands.Recover all thy sigh-blown ageOn double pleasures : leave thy cold disputeOf what is fit, and not forsake thy ca ... pe of sands,Which pettie thoughts have made, and made to theeGood cable, to enforce and draw,And be thy law,While thou didst wink and wouldst not see.Away ; take heed :I will abroad.Call in thy deaths ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Rainy Day Analysis

The poet also uses a good example of satire. When he writes "Be still sad heart! and cease repining/Thy fate is the common fate of all" (12/13) he makes fun of how humans always feel indignation when ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Essay on King Lear, by Shakespeare. A discussion of three characters and their roles in the play.

peak,When power to flattery bows? To plainness honour's bound,When majesty stoops to folly. Reverse thy doom;And, in thy best consideration, chequeThis hideous rashness: answer my life my judgment,Thy ... I have cut the egg i' the middle, and eat up the meat, the two crowns of the egg. When thou clovest thy crown i' the middle, and gavest away both parts, thou borest thy ass on thy back o'er the dirt: ...

(3 pages) 659 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature