John Donne, a master of wit uses unusual metaphors to convey the love between a man and a woman. The Flea is amongst such an unusual love poem, where the poet uses a flea to reveal his sexual interest with his lover.
Robert Graves (Robert von Ranke Graves) was an expert translator with many translations of Greek and Latin texts. However, he considered himself as a poet and is a conventional poet of the age who was not influenced by the poetic charisma of T.S. Eliot.
John Donne was a master in depicting love and the ramifications concerned to that emotion. It is quite fascinating as he was a minister of a Church and pious people are forbidden to deal with such emotions.
Emily Dickinson one of the foremost women poets in American literature, she wrote more than 1800 poems during her lifetime and many are being found increasing the count often. Her poems are honest, penetrative and psychologically precise with a great deal of adventure in every single piece.
John Donne, the greatest of metaphysical poets with a sensual and strong style was against the easy flowing poetry persistent in the Elizabethan age. Donne was especially a master in the use of vibrant language and metaphors that are strong and unique.
If it weren’t for the Greeks, the world of drama wouldn’t have evolved into a complex being worthy to speak of any human emotion. Through the different types of Greek Drama, the ancient Greeks ensured that every aspect of human life is investigated.
“The tragical history of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” by William Shakespeare is the frontispiece of all the literature in the world and is the fountain of inspiration for all the playwrights who succeeded him.