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The Good Morrow

The Good Morrow


by John Donne

The Good Morrow: That's What He Said Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Good Morrow? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which of the following is a good synonym for "by my troth"?

hey there, sonny
according to my belief
next to my heart
what on earth
Q. Who are the Seven Sleepers?

the speaker's siblings still asleep downstairs
women the speaker has previously slept with
Christian youths walled up by a Roman emperor
legendary Muslim women pursued for their beauty
Q. According to the speaker, erotic love is so powerful that it…

"makes one little room an everywhere"
"sucked on country pleasures"
"worlds on worlds [has] gone"
"twas but a dream of thee"
Q. Where are "plain hearts" visible?

in souls
in chests
in eyes
in faces
Q. "Whatever dies, was not mixed equally" is a reference to which medieval theory:

theory of mead-making
theory of celestial revolution
theory of bodily humors
theory of Doomsday