- Words: 700
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Family and Marriage
- Paper #: 35814156
Marriage in "Daystar" and "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning"
The circle is the symbol of eternity, where there is no beginning and no end. As with life, love can also be considered an eternal journey, but viewed from different perspectives in the poems "Daystar" (795-796), by Rita Dove, and "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" (51-52; "Valediction"), by John Donne. The unity of marriage in "Valediction" is prized, with symbolic images of metaphysical