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1 John Donne's Love Poetry
John Donne's love poetry is as inspiring as his spiritual works. This quiz provides quotes from four of Donne's love poems: "The Canonization," "The Ecstasy," "The Flea," and "The Sun Rising." You simply have to match the quote with the correct poem.
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10 Q
ms_e
Feb 09 09
210 plays
2 The Poetry of John Donne
John Donne, MP and Dean of St Paul's Cathedral wrote some of the most beautiful religious and erotic poetry in the English language. I hope this quiz will encourage you to read or re-read his poems!
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10 Q
rosc
Apr 28 05
270 plays
3 John Donne - Holy Sonnet Quotes
This quiz provides quotes from four of John Donne's Holy Sonnets: "Thou hast made me," "I am a little world made cunningly," "Death, be not proud," and "Batter my heart." You simply have to match the quote with the correct sonnet.
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10 Q
ms_e
Jan 27 09
150 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Donne wrote 'Hymne to God, my God, in my Sickness' just eight days before his death, according to Isaak Walton. He speaks with great hope and certainty about the home to which he is going. Which of these places does he NOT mention?
* Which season's face did Donne prefer?
* 'Busy old fool, unruly sun...' Which group of people does Donne NOT suggest as more suitable objects of the sun's intrusion than the lovers in 'The Sun Rising'?
* 'Come live with me and be my love' is the first line of 'The Bait'. Which other poet began a poem with this line?
* Possibly Donne's most explicit poem is 'To His Mistress Going To Bed' - the title says it all! Can you complete the line? 'License my roving hands and let them go before, behind, between, above, below. O my America! My...'


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