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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