Character Of John Donne In “the Flea”

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Character of John Donne in “The Flea”

The poem 'The Flea' by John Donne is a demonstration of a monologue. However, rather than of being a spectacular monologue, it is known as a spectacular lyric. Through the concepts of the speaker being a man, who is speaking to the poem to a woman, and the use of the flea, which determinants the speaker's words to change as the poem progresses, it can be glimpsed that 'The Flea' is a spectacular lyric poem, where the speaker is a man who is trying to convince a woman to have sex with him. (White 178)

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