3 Messages From Forbidding Mourning By John Dunn

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3 Messages from “Forbidding Mourning”
Compass and the gold John Dunn is a creative poet. Dunn wrote this poem to his girl when he was leaving the country. Love is the main point of the poem. Dunn uses conceits to explain what love is. In the poem “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” by John Dunn, there are three messages his poem give to his women. First, in “Forbidding Mourning”, Dunn uses metaphysical conceits to send his women the message that life is like an earthquake. “Moving of th’earth brings harms and fears” (Line 9). Dunn is saying that earthquakes happen, but man can to always fear the fact on can happen at any moment. He uses this conceit by comparing it to their love. His women shouldn’t be sad when he leaves, because he will

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