Song: Go and catch a falling star Summary, Notes And Line By Line Analysis In English By John Donne

Introduction John Donne’s poem “Go and catch a falling star,” (1633) explores women’s presumably inevitable infidelity. In the poem, the speaker claims that no matter where he looks in the world, his chances of finding a lady who will be faithful to him are roughly the same as those of encountering the devil or a … Read more

A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning Poem Summary, Notes And Line By Line Analysis In English By John Donne

Introduction: ‘A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning’ is an elegiac poem written by John Donne. It is a poem on the untimely death of his wife Anne More Donne in 1611. It serves as a farewell to her, a parting note where he makes the readers beware of death and its consequences and asks them not to … Read more

To Be or Not to Be Poem Summary and Line by Line Analysis by William Shakespeare in English

Introduction: ‘To Be or Not to Be’ is an extract taken from the play ‘Hamlet’ written by Shakespeare. This text is thus not a poem but rather, a soliloquy delivered by Hamlet himself in Act III, Scene I of the play.  About the Poet (Playwright): William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an eminent English playwright, named ‘the … Read more