Short Questions and Answers of ‘Love and Divine Poems’ by John Donne

What is sensuous love?

Sensuous love is a physical love or sexual love. In this love the animal passion for bodily love.

Define conjugal love in Donne’s poems?

Conjugal love is the married life. Donne’s poem  “A Valediction: forbidding mourning” is one example of conjugal love.

What are the three moods of love in Donne’s poems?

The three moods of love in Donne’s poetry are cynical love (anti woman), conjugal love(married life) and Platonic love(spiritual love).

What is metaphysical conceit?

Metaphysical conceit is a comparison between spiritual aspects and worldly things. In other words the two heterogeneous ideas were yoked together. For example: “He compares himself and his beloved with two hemispheres of the world ” in ‘Good Morrow‘ by John Donne.

Define metaphysical poetry?

Metaphysical poetry is a highly intellectualized poetry with the use of wit, imagery, conceits and paradox etc. It is obscure and rigid. For example: “John Donne’s poetry“.
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Short Questions and Answers of ‘Rape of the Lock’ by Alexander Pope

How far does Ariel succeed in guarding Belinda?

Ariel totally fail to guarding Belinda because Belinda has lost her beautiful lock.

What is the role of Ariel in “The Rape of the Lock”?

The role of the Ariel in ” The Rape of the Lock” is to guard and guide the Belinda.

Where did Belinda’s lock finally go?

Belinda’s lock finally goes to the lunar sphere.

Who is Betty and What duties she does?

Betty is maid servant of Belinda and she helps her in her toilet.

Name the pet dog of Belinda?

Shock is the name of the pet dog of Belinda.
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Short Questions and Answers of ‘Sonnets’ by Shakespeare

Write the Rhyme scheme of a Shakespearean sonnets?

The rhyme scheme of Shakespearean sonnets is abab cdcd efef gg.

What, in general, is the theme of Shakespearean sonnets?

The general themes in Shakespearean sonnets are love, disloyalty of beloved, immortality of art, admiration of beloved, art vs. time and power of time etc.

How does Shakespeare compare his beloved to a summer’s day?

Summer in Europe is pleasant due to greenery and flowers but Shakespeare says that his beloved is more beautiful than summer’s day, summer’s day may be hot or cool and the beauty of summer fade away. His beloved remains beautiful as preserved in this poem.

Define sonnet?

Sonnet is a poem of fourteen lines written in iambic pentameter and having some rhyming scheme.

Who is ‘Dark Lady’ in Shakespearean sonnets?

Mary Fitton is the dark lady in Shakespearean sonnets.