Friday, August 29, 2008


TONE: The author’s implicit attitude toward the reader or the people, places, and events in a work as revealed by the elements of the author’s style. Tone may be characterized as serious or ironic, sad or happy, private or public, angry or affectionate, bitter or nostalgic, or any other attitudes and feelings that human beings experience.

John Donne was a metaphysical poet. Find out what this means. "The Flea", a very witty and humorous poem, is one of his masterpieces. So did the girl yield to him?

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