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A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

by John Donne

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning: Decoding Devices True or False

1. What is the meter of this poem?iambic pentameter
2. What are the elaborate, difficult metaphors in this poem called?metaphysical conceits
3. "Tear-floods" and "sigh-tempests" are examples of…epithets
4. Line 13 ("lovers' love") is an example of…connotation
5. Line 14 ends with…enjambment

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