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What is metaphysical poetry? Bring out briefly that 'The Good Morrow' by John Donne is metaphysical poetry.

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Metaphysical poetry is a term used to describe 17th Century poetry of such writers as John Donne and George Herbert.  It is characterized as highly intellectual representations of intensely emotional subjects.  Literary elements such as conceit, allusion, paradox, irony are often found in this type of poetry.  "The Good Morrow" by John Donne is an excellent example of this type of poetry.  The title begins the conceit in which the speaker's love for his beloved is compared to an...

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