World Literature – Pillow Book Response & Batter my heart, three-person
Pillow Book question ( 1-3)
1. What is satire, and how is it used in this selection?
2. What do you believe Shónagon is criticizing?
3. Finally, what similarities between modern life and Shónagon’s life did you notice while reading?
Batter my heart, three-person’d God Response question (1-3)
1.How do you explain this part of the poem? Examine the BOLD/CAPS terms in the above section in particular.
“Take me to you, IMPRISON me, for I,
Except you enthrall me, never shall be FREE,
Nor ever CHASTE, except you RAVISH me.”
2.What does Donne want from God?
3.How do we know? In other words, what evidence do we see to support answer two?