Comment on Hebert’s Attitude towards God as a Devotional Poet

The term “Metaphysical” conveys different meanings. Literally, it means mystical or transcendental. This kind of poetry, therefore, in one sense, deals with such subjects as the soul, God, immortality, a life after death, the relation of the human spirit to the senses and so on. Donne and other poets of his school also have written […]

“The Dream of the Rood” as a Devotional Poem

“The Dream of the Rood” is the most famous of all English religious poems. It was composed to celebrate the find of a piece of the True Cross. The poem is totally preserved in three different forms – inscribed by hand in stone, on the skin, and in silver. However, it is called a “devotional […]

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