John Donne's Songs and Sonnets by John Donne

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In his poem "Good Morrow" how has Donne used metaphysical characteristics to express his love for the lady in the forceful manner?

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Donne expresses his metaphysical love. I would say he does so “forcefully” only in the sense that he does so with passion and confidence.

In the first stanza, the speaker speculates what he and the lady did before they met and fell in love. He concludes that any satisfied desire he experienced prior to their meeting was just a dream of what was to come with her.

If ever any beauty I did see,

Which I desir’d, and got, twas but a dream of thee.

In the second stanza, the speaker compares their relationship to a...

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