The Sun Rising
The Sun Rising Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Love in "The Sun Rising" is immediate and romantic; remember, he is writing this just as he is waking up with his beloved. It's also the sort of love that makes you feel invincible, like you could...
We aren't just individuals—we are part of a larger society, and John Donne won't let you forget it. Still, "The Sun Rising" is a lot about a speaker's desire to (even temporarily) escape the resp...
Sure, "The Sun Rising" is a love poem, but you'll notice the speaker never actually talks to his main squeeze. Instead, he's whining at the sun to leave him alone. Mostly, that's because he doesn't...
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