The Effulgence Within: Here there's No Praise for the Rising Sun

Friday, November 17, 2017

Here there's No Praise for the Rising Sun

John Donne's " The Sunne Rising " (published 1633), is one of his classic poems on love's charm, set in the speaker's bedroom. Here, he, in a rhetorical manner, apostrophises, that is, addresses, the sun. Both he and his lover lay in bed presumably after a night of warm romantic passion, oblivious... Sign in to see full entry.

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