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A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

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John Donne

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning: A Matter of Facts True or False

1. The poem is written on the occasion of… -> the poet's anniversary
2. According to the first four lines, love is like … -> a good man dying
3. The "moving of th' earth" refers to… -> earthquakes
4. Why is the "trepidation of the spheres" greater than the moving of the earth? -> Basketball was a new sport, and dribbling was an important skill
5. How is their love like pure gold? -> Because it can be hammered and stretched and doesn't break

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