At the round earth's imagined corners (Holy Sonnet 7)
At the round earth's imagined corners (Holy Sonnet 7) Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
No, we're not talking about Terminator 2. This is the Biblical Judgment Day, the Christian reckoning of the sins of all souls, both living and dead. This event is central to the vision of the end o...
Many poems try to describe what the end of life will be like, but this one goes even further – it describes what the end of death will be like. In Christian theology, death is the price of ad...
Repentance and Pardon
The speaker decides in the second half of the poem that maybe he was hasty in calling for Judgment Day before knowing if he has been forgiven for his sins. He wants God to teach him how to repent,...
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