Lecture 6

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Published on 3 Oct 2011
School
Brock University
Department
English
Course
ENGL 1F91
Professor
Tuesday September 27th 2011
ENGL 1F95: Lecture 6
To His Coy Mistress (Marvell 677)
[If] Had
BUT
NOW
Rhetorical structure ---> argument
Let, Come
- Invitation to something
-dinner
-party
-funeral
-bed!
-seduction
-Blason worked into poem.
Lines 26- 33 is saying: “If you don’t yield to me sexually now, you will yield to the worm
sexually in your grave.”
The Good-Morrow (Donne 603)
Genre --> Aubade is a dawn poem, is a morning after poem (comes from Aube (french),
Alba (italian) means dawn).
Nocturne --> night poem
Serenade --> evening poem
Aubade --> morning poem
Conceit: (metaphysical conceit) a concept
Imagery of exploration, maps, worlds upon worlds.
You and I, Let us possess one world.
Paradox: Something beyond ordinary opinion
1 + 1 = 1? <-- this is paradoxical or metaphysical.
two hemispheres (east and west) yet they are one world.
My mistress is a map and I am the explorer.
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