A valediction forbidding mourning
Terms in this set (10)
a man in love going away - John Donne
his wife whom he loves
she doesn't have to be sad when he leaves because they are in love
using contradiction in a manner that oddly makes sense
words that sound like what they mean
extended metaphor with a complex logic that governs a poetic passage or entire poem
examples of conceits in valediction
"as virtuous men pass mildly away"
"moving of th' earth brings harms and fears"/"dull sublunary lovers love"
"if they be two, they are two so/ As stiff twin compasses are two"
examples of hyperbole in valediction
"twere profanation of our joys/to tell the laity of our love"
synecdoche in valediction
"but trepidation of the spheres"/"but we by a love so much refined"