on nne's Verse Letters shows that 'gender dynamics' were central to Donne from the beginning. The poem "asserts that finding the one true mistress is vitally and undeniably important" and "that it is stupid and morally wrong to generalize about all women on the basis of particular women" (Bell 205). 10 The Triple Fool. (Bell 207)In the long elegy 13, "Loves Progress Donne argues that the right love is sexual consumption and he states that men more likely measure a woman according to her beauty and money. A good example would be "All my soules bee, /Emparadis'd in you" (A Valediction of my name, in the window.Satire III shows Donne's clearest attitude towards women. "These early poems show Donne building the foundation of his 'house of language' with, precisely, the feminine as building material" (Meakin 25). They had no function but to bear children (Meakin).
There is a struggle between masculinity and femininity. Donne's poetry makes a link between female subjectivity and metaphysical style; also he uses feminism to ground is paper will analyze a few poems of Donne regarding the notion of feminism and Donne's shift of attitude towards ny of the Songs and Sonnets and Elegies. The following lines are taken from the poem. Careless Phrygius doth abhorAll, because all cannot be good, as oneKnowing some women whores, dares marry none. May barren Angels love. There are a number of poems that revolves around all-male relationships. They show a masculine sort of world, even though some times the narrator is a the poem "Aire and Angels", the person being addressed is assumed to be a woman, but as the argument is developed, especially the last lines of the poem, a contradiction. Can men more injure women then to sayThey love them for that, by which they're not they?