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The Sun Rising

The Sun Rising

by John Donne

The Sun Rising: Feeling Thematic True or False

1. From the way he addresses the sun, we see that Donne's love makes him feel…happy
2. The final line of the poem indicates that the speaker has become…resolved to love forever
3. By listing the various occupations of others in lines 5-8, the speaker asserts that…he and his love are above the rest of the community
4. Even though the poem is positive, we feel the ultimate dissatisfaction of the speaker because…there are tearstains on the poem
5. Line 23 ("Nothing else is") emphasizes the contrast between…being in love and losing someone you love

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