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The Good Morrow

The Good Morrow

by John Donne

Analysis: Setting

Where It All Goes Down

Since they just woke up, these lovers are definitely still in (a pretty rumpled) bed. And, not to hate on marriage or other long-term commitment, but the love that landed them in that bed is so fresh and new and passionate that we can assume that this is the early stages. In fact, these guys are probably not even married. This is an illicit night and an illicit morning, maybe even under the nose of disapproving parents (and maybe right before the walk of shame).

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