Day: 8 October 2020

Love Bade Me Welcome by George Herbert – Summary and Questions

Love Bade Me Welcome by George Herbert Questions and Answers 1. In the first stanza, what or who is the “Love” to which Herbert refers? How do you know? The “Love” that Herbert refers to is actually the Lord. We know this because shortly after, in the third stanza, Herbert addresses the love he has …

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Summary, Analysis and Solved Questions of Sonnet 75 by Edmund Spenser

Sonnet 75 by Edmund Spenser Introduction A sequence of sonnets entitled “Amoretti,” of which Sonnet 75 is a part was written by Edmund Spenser. “Amoretti was published in 1595 and contained 89 sonnets and a collection of short poems called Anacreontics and Epithalamion. The volume was titled” Amoretti and Epithalamion. Sonnet 75 is part of …

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Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint Or On His Deceased Wife by John Milton – Summary and Questions

Sonnet XXVIII (On His Deceased Wife) Background Milton suffered many losses during his life. Two of his wives died giving birth. His first wife, Mary Powell, died on May 5, 1652, three days after giving birth to a daughter, Deborah, while his second wife, Katherine Woodcock, whom he married on November 12, 1656, died of …

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