Air and Angels by John Donne

Updated: Dec 14, 2019




The ultimate question of the sexes: Do men love women more than Women love Men?

Donne argues that his masculine love is superior than the love his woman feels for him. Maybe that's why he had such trouble with women?


In this (very challenging) poem we will see two major analogies: Masculine love and angels.

To understand this analogy I am going to share with you some important PRE-Newtonian concepts about the world in which we inhabit.


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