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01 john donne

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01 john donne

  1. 1. Paper -1 Renaissance Literature.  Prepared by : Ankita Makwana M. Topic : John Donne as a Metaphysical Poet.  Roll No :2.  Year :2013-14.  Semester : 1.  Submitted to:Department of English.  
  2. 2. Born : between 24 January and 19 June , 1572. Birth Place : London , England. Died:31 March 1631 (aged 59) London, England. Occupation : Poet, Priest , etc… Nationality : English. Genres :Satire , Love Poetry,  elegy. Subjects :Love , sexuality, Religion , death.
  3. 3. What is meant by Metaphysical Poetry?
  4. 4.      John Donne George Herbert Abraham Cowley Henry Vaughan Andrew Marvell
  5. 5. •As a creative metahpysical poet. •His poetry indicates its vibrancy. •He wrote secular & love poems. •He is famous for his mastery of metaphysical conceits
  6. 6.      Death be not Proud Sweetest Love The Dream The Flea The Ecstasy
  7. 7.  Metaphysical Poem.  This poem written by John Donne.  The theme of this poem is Death.  Here the poet described fear of the death.  Rhyme scheme: ABBAABBACDCDEE.
  8. 8. Thank You…

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