Analysing Prose and Poetry
the pre-eminent representative of the metaphysical poets.
noted for their strong, sensual style and includesonnets, love poems, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons.
noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor, especially compared to that of his contemporaries.
Donne's style is characterised by abrupt openings and various paradoxes, ironies and dislocations.
These features, along with his frequent dramatic
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