Valediction Forbidding Mourning Analysis

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Poems The poems “To the Virgins to make much of time” ,“Valediction: Forbidding mourning” and “To His Coy mistress” are poems about love. A few of them I would have to say relate to a realistic view of love like the poems “To His Coy Mistress” and Valediction: Forbidding mourning”. How ever one poem doesn’t have realistic view of love like “to the virgins to make much of time”. There are multiple line that show this realistic view in love and there's some lines that oppose that it is a realistic view on love. If you truly love someone, would you actually have an affair outside of your marriage? I believe that when two people are truly in love they won’t have wandering eyes or be unfaithful to their spouse. In the poem, “To His Coy Mistress,” it is clear that he is deeply in love with her and he wants to become her one and only! He performs nice gestures that show her he really likes her for example, flirting and talking to her sweetly. “Had we but the world enough, and time, this coyness lady were no crime” (line 1 pg 507). He talks about vast eternity's that he would love to spend with her. This should be realistic love because if you truly love someone you will try and spend your entire life…show more content…
It shows that love can last forever and will always miss their true love. I believe that this is a realist view on love; if your true love passes away you will always remember them and never forget the way they looked and made you feel. I think that is something not everyone will experience, but a few of them will, and it can haunt them for the rest of their lives. They will always think of that person, and they might not be able to feel the same way with someone else as they did with their first true love. “Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.” H. Jackson Brown,

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