Literature-Help me Ms. Sue

A theological argument offered by Donne in "Death Be Not Proud" may be summarized as?
A. chance and fate rule all.
B. life is illusion
C. death cannot be overcome
D. the human essence is immortal.

I think it's C.

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asked by Unmei
  1. John Donne was a cleric in the English church. C is definitely not the answer!

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Donne

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  2. I disagree.

    http://www.gradesaver.com/donne-poems/study-guide/section7/

  3. well I know it's not B cause the first time I took the test I got it wrong.

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    posted by Unmei
  4. He was Christian. What do Christians believe?

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  5. D?

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    posted by Unmei
  6. Is that a guess, or is it based on Writeacher's question and our links?

  7. well I thought that Christians believe that human essence (their soul) is immortal.

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    posted by Unmei
  8. You're right. D is the right answer.

  9. in "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night," Dylan Thomas's phrase "wild men" describes
    A. people who embrace death
    B. people who deny death
    C. those who trade dignity
    D. those who celebrate life

    I think it's D. I already answered B the first time and got it wrong.

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    posted by Unmei
  10. I agree.

  11. The theme of Sandburg's poem "Grass is
    A. forgetfulness
    B. war
    C. peace
    D. freedom

    I think it's D. I answered B the first time and got it wrong.

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    posted by Unmei
  12. I agree with you on D.

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  13. It's not D.

    Please study this site before you post again.

    http://sites.google.com/a/rbvhs-hirmas.com/carl-sandburg/Home/grass-analyzation

  14. Sorry ... the D I agreed with you about was the answer for Dylan Thomas's poem, not Carl Sandburg's.

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  15. is it forgetfulness?

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    posted by Unmei
  16. Yes.

  17. Beyond tone a poet's attitude toward his or her subject reveals to us a poem's?
    A. theme
    B. subject
    C. diction
    D. structure

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  18. I think it's A

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