Correlate the subject of the poem to some of the images utilized, including the opening “scene” that Donne creates and the conceit in the last stanzas of the poem.
If I understand your question correctly, you are to relate the opening stanzas to the subject or theme of the poem and show how the opening connects to the poem's ending. The first two stanzas form a simile . The first word of the poem is "as." Thus, the first stanza forms one part of a comparison. The two lovers parting is compared to virtuous men dying. When virtuous men die, they meet their deaths without protest, so imperceptibly that observers cannot even detect the moment of death. They are able to die so quietly because they have faith that because they have lived good lives they will go to...
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