In the poems “Do not go gentle into that good night” and “Death Be Not Proud” they both take an alterative view of death, telling readers not to be scared and calls out death. They both tell reader that death should feared, that people should look at it as they look at sleep. These poems look at Death as a person and are driving forces in each of them. These poems were very similar in the fact they both were motivational poems on encouraging people’s motives before death and also challenging them to take more chances in life.
In the poem “Do not go gentle into that Good Night” the author says “Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go gentle into that good night” ( Death, be not proud). To me the author is telling the readers to not be scared of death. I also think he is speaking to old people being scared to die even though they should just embrace it. Speaking on how death can be compared to as resting or sleep, the author explains to people they don’t actually meet death. He also touches on how people who are old and dyeing should not be afraid of death but look back and enjoy all the success and how far they came. In Death Be No So Proud the author John Donne says “Death, be not proud, though some have called the Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; for those whom thou think’s thou dost overthrow Die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me ( Death, be not proud) ”. To me he is speaking about how death should not be feared but embraced it and speaks on how death prays on the weak. Also I believe him that he is also comparing death to sleeping from the passage “Die not, poor Death, nor yet canst thou kill me. From rest and sleep, which but thy pictures be ( Death, be not proud) ”.
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