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Poetry Analysis: Essay Six [22 out of 25, 2000/2001]

Image of the first marked page of Chris Larham's essay on 'The Collar' [22 out of 25, 2000/2001].

Drawing heavily on the traditions of his contemporary metaphysical poets, George Herbert passionately relates a turning point in his life in “The Collar”. Herbert attempts to convey his inner angst at the crossroads of his life, with the theme of religion a prominent feature of the poem.[…]

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