Donne's "Sonnet XIX" Poem Review by Write Fine

Donne's "Sonnet XIX"
An examination of "Sonnet XIX" as part of John Donne's "Holy Sonnets."
# 112722 | 1,378 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Mar 05, 2009 in Literature (English) , Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis) , Religion and Theology (General)

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This paper discusses John Donne's "Sonnet XIX," which is part of his collection of "Holy Sonnets." The paper discusses Donne's attempt to capture some of the images and emotions of God's love and mercy in his sonnets and in "Sonnet XIX" in particular. The paper also describes Donne's language and tone and the relevance of the placement of "Sonnet XIX" at the end of his work.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Lawrence Beaston, "Talking to a Silent God: Donne's Holy Sonnets and the Via Negativa." Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature. 1999. GALE Resource Database. Site Accessed May 29, 2008. <>.
  • Donne, John. "Sonnet XIX." Sonnet Central Online. Site Accessed May 31, 2008 <>
  • Stringer, Gary. The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 2005.

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