All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Metaphors and Paradox as Means to Spiritual Purity in “Another Meditation at The Same Time”

Short it may be, Edward Taylor’s “Another Meditation at The Same time” delivers to its readers a power articulation of both Christianity and the relationship between its Lord and his followers. Though there are several exceptions, the contributions of which are crucial to the poem’s purpose, the majority of Taylor’s metaphors use money, or at … Read moreAll That Glitters Is Not Gold: Metaphors and Paradox as Means to Spiritual Purity in “Another Meditation at The Same Time”