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Analysis of "To His Coy Mistress"

Summary: In the poem "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell, the narrator uses kindness, tenderness, flattery and religious allusion to impress the lady he hopes to woo. An analysis of the poem and its meaning.
In the poem "To His Coy Mistress", the poet, Andrew Marvell tries to win the virginity of this lady that he happens to be in love with. He does this by cleverly using many techniques, both tender and aggressive. In this essay, I will explore these techniques.

In the first stanza the speaker uses kindness, tenderness and flattery to impress the lady. "An hundred years should go... ...thirty thousand to the rest" This compliment is saying that he would spend almost an eternity, just watching her, looking at her beauty. He says he would spend a hundred years looking at her face, saying she is beautiful and four hundred years at her breasts, implying that he finds her sexually exciting as well.

He also tells her that time is running out for her to let go of her virginity for him. "I always hear time's winged chariot hurrying...

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