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Shadows in the First Stanza

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A Lecture Upon the Shadow, John Donne, 1635

Donne, John. "A Lecture Upon the Shadow." Poetryfoundation.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Apr. 2016.

The shadows in the first stanza, starting in line 4, BEST represent

A

The bleak side of each person.

B

Secrets the speaker and his subject have.

C

The oppression of the relationship dynamic.

D

A reverberation of past events.

E

The melancholic nature of humanity.