Author Tabatha719 in English, 08.10.2018

What characteristics of seventeenth-century Metaphysical poetry sparked the enthusiasm of modernist poets and critics? a) its intellectual complexity b) its union of thought and passion c) its uncompromising engagement with politics d) a and b e) a,b, and c

Answered by HannahN

B. It's union of thought and passion. Modernists didn't really like that the metaphysical poets were trying to use logic to prove love, they thought that emotions couldn't be explained by logical and reason, that they were irrational etc.

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