Metaphysical Realities from the Selected Poems of John Donne: An Overview


Metaphysical Realities from the Selected Poems of John Donne: An Overview

Yeddu Vijaya Babu

Yeddu Vijaya Babu "Metaphysical Realities from the Selected Poems of John Donne: An Overview" Published in International Journal of Trend in Research and Development (IJTRD), ISSN: 2394-9333, Special Issue | ICAST-17 , December 2017, URL: http://www.ijtrd.com/papers/IJTRD14638.pdf

Etymologically the term ‘Metaphysical’ has been derived from two Greek words of Meta and Physics which these words imply that ‘Meta’ means beyond and ‘physics’ means Physical nature. Meta physical period is one of the major remarkable literary periods in the history of English literature. Merriam Webster dictionary defines Metaphysical as ‘of or relating to the transcendent or to a reality beyond what is perceptible to the senses’. This research paper highlights the metaphysical elements from the selected poems of John Donne. Metaphysical poetry is a unique division of poetry that deals with philosophical outlook on Nature and as also acclaimed for pedagogical implications of intellect and emotions. The skillful and adept art of poetic form has been progressed by Donne and his contemporary poets even despite of criticisms of breaking Elizabethan tradition of writing. This paper is to examine how John Donne could affect the Metaphysics? Also explores the assessment on the literary endeavors and outstanding metaphysical elements in the selected poems of John Donne.

Metaphysical poets, selected poems of Donne, metaphysical realities etc


Special Issue | ICAST-17 , December 2017

2394-9333

IJTRD14638