STUDYING THE CONCEPT OF ANDROGYNY IN JOHN DONNE’S SELECTED POEMS: "A VALEDICTION: FORBIDDING MOURNING", “THE CANONIZATION”, “ECSTASY” AND “UNDERTAKING”

Authors

  • Zahra Mousavi Student of English Language and Literature, The University of Kashan, Iran.

Keywords:

Love, Androgynous, Unifying Souls, Masculinity, Femininity

Abstract

Nowadays Freud and his theories are known by most people around the world. One of these theories that has great impact in psychology by defining a new feature of mind based on masculinity and feminine is androgynous that creates a new way of thinking and also causes a revolution in art and literature. Beside that nobody can deny the popular character of Donne as a famous poet whose style of writing was unique and never becomes old. The most famous poems of him are romantic ones which are more about love, emotion, beloved and lover characters and definition of true love through unifying souls. Now the question is based on the definition of androgynous and features of Donne’s poem how this theory can reveal in Donne’s romantic poems? Is there any relationship?

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Published

2021-09-03

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