SOME POETS OF METAPHSICAL POEM.
JOHN DONNE (1572-1631)
GEORGE HERBERT (1593-1633)
ANDREW MARVELL (1621-1678)
ABRAHAM COWLEY (1618-1667)
JOHN HALL (C.1627-1656)
A Group of poets emerged in the beginning of the 17th century, in the age of Milton
and Jacobean age which tried to write poetry in together different way and their poetry
Came to known as the ‘Metaphysical poetry’.
USE IMAGES DIFFERENT FILED LIKE:
JHON DONNE lead the metaphysical poem and he speaks of the soul and the
Spiritual love but not of the body and physical love.
SOME METAPHSICAL POEM’S EXAMPLE BY JOHN DONNE
THE SUN RISING.
HOLY SONNET X.DEATH,BE NOT PROUD.
SONG-SWEETEST LOVE,I DO NOT GO.
Characteristics of Metaphysical Poem use by John Donne:
“The Dream” : ‘Lightening’, ‘Torch’, ‘Mixture’, etc.
“The Ecstacy”: ‘pregnant bank’, ‘pill on a bed’, mixture of things’, ‘transplant’,
‘prince in prison’, etc.
“A valediction Forbidding Mourning”: in this poem john Donne compare
his wife to a compass.