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Comparison of `to His Coy Mistress' and `the Passionate Shepherd'.

Summary: A comparison of "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell, and "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe. What similarities and differences are there in the writers' approach to love? How effective are these poems as expressions of love?
Love poetry is often used to express a poet's feelings for another person. Love poems, however, are not always happy. Some describe the bitter pains of love, while others tell of the ache of being forsaken or of loving one who does not return their love. Still others, such as 'To His Coy Mistress' and 'The Passionate Shepherd to his Love' seek to persuade the woman in question to love them back. These two poems, 'To His Coy Mistress' and 'The Passionate Shepherd to his Love', can be compared because although they contain a few similarities, there are also many differences between them. They are both addressed to one particular woman, who in both poems remains unnamed, but they use different forms and techniques to persuade her to return their love.

'To His Coy Mistress' by Andrew Marvell was written in the 17th Century, and is often said...

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