-Why discuss these poems?
-Background on Donne
-Background on these specific poems
-The genre/structure of the poems
-What is an elegy, particularly one like this for a child, supposed to do?
-Why write another elegy for Elizabeth a year later?
-What is the effect of Donne connecting this one human girl to all these huge, spiritual concepts?
-What is your favorite weird extended metaphor in these poems?
Victoria: The Calligrapher by Edward Docx
Marie: Anne and Jeffery Rowthorn, eds., God’s Good Earth ( https://litpress.org/Products/4412/Gods-Good-Earth) and God’s Good Earth in Crisis (forthcoming)
Katie: Donne’s “La Corona”