Death, be not Proud: Comprehension

In this lesson, we will re-read Donne's 'Death, be not Proud' and consider what its main themes and ideas are.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When was John Donne born?

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Q2.How many of his twelve children died?

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Q3.What was John Donne's profession?

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Q4.What were Donne's sonnets about religion called?

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Q5.What does 'eternal' mean?

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Q6.What does afterlife mean?

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Q7.What does 'proud' mean in the title?

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Q8.What is context?

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Q9.Which of the following is the main contextual factor which influenced Donne's poetry

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.When was John Donne born?

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Q2.How many of his twelve children died?

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Q3.What was John Donne's profession?

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Q4.What were Donne's sonnets about religion called?

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Q5.What does 'eternal' mean?

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Q6.What does afterlife mean?

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Q7.What does 'proud' mean in the title?

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Q8.What is context?

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Q9.Which of the following is the main contextual factor which influenced Donne's poetry

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Death, be not Proud - Comprehension Quiz

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Q1.Donne writes the poem to ...

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Q2.Death is presented as ...

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Q3.What do 'thee' and 'thou' mean?

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Q4.Death is compared to...

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Q5.Death is described as ...

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Q6.The eternal afterlife means ...

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Q7.A key idea in the poem is ...

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Quiz:

Death, be not Proud - Comprehension Quiz

Check your learning from today's lesson

Q1.Donne writes the poem to ...

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Q2.Death is presented as ...

2/7

Q3.What do 'thee' and 'thou' mean?

3/7

Q4.Death is compared to...

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Q5.Death is described as ...

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Q6.The eternal afterlife means ...

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Q7.A key idea in the poem is ...

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Lesson summary: Death, be not Proud: Comprehension

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