Batter My Heart- John Donne

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Mind Map on Batter My Heart- John Donne, created by jn150556 on 04/03/2015.
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Batter My Heart- John Donne
  1. CONTEXT
    1. 'Unholy' Holy Sonnet, Donne begs God to overthrow him
      1. Donne lived in an age of religious termoil
        1. He was Catholic but later converted to Anglicanism
          1. Prominent Metaphysical Poet, use their 'wit' to develop new imgainative conciets
          2. FORM
            1. Petrachan sonnet with rhyming couplet
              1. Iambic pentametre with trochee to open
                1. Ryhtmical stress of listed verbs
                  1. Change of imagery herelded by Volta in sestet
                    1. Caesura
                    2. Grammar
                      1. Imperative mood, commands God!
                        1. Declarative mood described difficulties
                          1. Syndetic listing of verbs
                            1. Foregrounding of imperatives 'Batter'
                              1. Interjections, discourse features 'but oh'
                              2. LEXIS
                                1. Vocative 'three person'd God'
                                  1. Pronouns 'I' 'Me' 'You'
                                    1. Lexical sets, distruction, war marriage
                                      1. Paradoxial lexis 'chaste' 'ravish' 'imprison' 'free'
                                      2. SOUND
                                        1. Plosives 'batter' 'breake' 'blow'
                                          1. Sibilance 'shine' and 'seeke'
                                            1. Assonance 'ee' sounds
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