Donne as poet, uses his experience to write poems such as the “Canonization” to show how he was able to adapt from Catholicism to Anglicanism and often reflects in poetry themes such as love and religion and approaches them in a transcendent manner. In order to further explain how John Donne was able to adapt this into his work the “Canonization, a journal called John Donne and the Art of Adaptation says “He did so by blending old habits and new into his own way of being (Cothran 91). This gives readers a better understanding on how Donne blends his life experience into his poem the “Canonization”, Canonization itself means idyllic saints, given devotion by the Roman Catholic Church in particular to give glory. In the poem Donne, compares the social reputation surrounding an ov...
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...oet who was able to adapt his experience and his religious values into his poem such as the “Canonization”. He was also able to give his readers hidden meanings that helped him to compare to his own life experience and throughout his poem he gives us the meaning to why he choose a word such canonization, in his own term of definition he is actually talking about his love.In turn Donne is a poet who can truely who can make his readers change their own opinion and believe his own concepts of love. He is truly a poet who can reflect his frustrations into a beautiful poem ,such as,the “Canonization”.
Mays, Kelly. The Canonization. 11th. New York: W.W.Norton & Company,Inc, 2011. 674-75. Print.
Bald, R. C. 1901-1965. John Donne, a Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. Print.
Cothran, Anne. "John Donne and the Art of Adaptation." MA thesis. Web.
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