The Good Morrow
The Good Morrow Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Sight and Seeing
"The Good Morrow" is a poem about waking up, and with all that good new light streaming in your window, learning how to see in a new way plays a big part. In stanza one, the speaker sees his past i...
Donne Something Naughty?
*cough* *cough* Sex *cough* *cough.* It may be under the covers, but sex is all over this poem, in puns, synonyms, and with double entendre. This sneakiness—hey, the waking souls are all out in t...
Miracle or Hyperbole?
There's hyperbole everywhere in "The Good Morrow" (see what we did there?). But even though these rhetorical questions and absurd suggestions raise eyebrows, they're also meant to highlight th...
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