9Life wrote argumentative poetry Never wanted to be published; instead wanted to be part of the queen’s government1601 Married secretly – 17 year old Anne More (marriage without consent was a serious crime against both church and state)eventually arrested and jailed – where he wrote his shortest poem:John DonneAnne DonneUndone12 children – 5 died in infancy
10Education Oxford University – 11 years old Law School – late teens ClergymanPassionate speaker
11Metaphysical Conceit Are odd and surprising figures of speech One thing is compared with another thing that is much unlike it.Ex:A lover’s tears are newly minted coins.the king’s court is a bowling alley.a man is a world.lovers are holy saints.
12JournalIf you were leaving for a long time, what would you say to someone you love who is left behind?If you were the one left, what would you want to hear?
13A Valediction Forbidding Mourning Farewell of a husband and wifeThe husband forbids his wife to mourn their partingHe instructs her to behave with dignityHe says their relationship is such a strong union of souls that even distance cannot separate them.