Lovers’ Infinitness

John Donne (1572-1631)

What kind of poet was he?                                       ☟                                                                                  Metaphysical Poet                                           ☟                                                                                    Main Topic •Love

Lover’s Infinitness

All (11 times)     /  Love (7 times)

Old English:

Thy = your

  • Thee= you
  • Canst/hadst/gavest
  • Doth= does
  • Thore= thee= you
  • Speaker=mom


  • A man is talking to his beloved

Lyrical I’ -you dont know the gender it could be she/ he/ it


  • Alteration of the logical   order of the words in a sentence on which normally associated words are separated
  • playing with regular pority of words in a  sentence
  • For emphasis