Carmen Dörge studied English Literature, Musicology and English Linguistics at the universities of Tübingen and Oxford. Since July 2009, she has been working as a research assistant for project A2 “Interpretability in Context” of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 833 (“The Construction of Meaning”) at Tübingen University. She is currently working on her dissertation about The Notion of Turning in Metaphysical Poetry. In her dissertation she focuses on peculiarities in the use of language and their relation to different kinds of turns, especially in the poems of John Donne and George Herbert.