Forgot your password?  

Essay | "On My First Sonne"

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of "On My First Sonne".
This section contains 410 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on "On My First Sonne"

"On My First Sonne"

Summary: A commentary on Ben Jonson's poem "On My First Sonne," about the death of his seven-year-old son and the grief and sadness that he felt.
This poem is about death. The author, Ben Jonson, a famous playwright, writes about the death of his eldest seven-year-old son and how sad and grieved he is about it. He does this and expresses his discomfort by using the following techniques...

The first four lines are uses of metaphors. The first line says `child of my right hand'. Here Ben Jonson compares his son and himself to Jezus and god, showing that he loved and needed his son very much. The second line he says that his `sin was to hope too much'. Here he says that he loved his son soo much that it was forbidden by god, which again shows how much he valued his son. The third line and fourth line just says that his son was lent to him and now has been paid back on the day chosen by destiny...

(read more)

This section contains 410 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on "On My First Sonne"
Follow Us on Facebook