Who is included among the metaphysical and devotional poets of the 17th century and why?

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Metaphysical poets often included themes of spirituality and the human soul in their works. Metaphysics involves the combination of spiritual, mystical themes and science. Many of these poets were preachers or somehow associated with church leadership.


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