Marowe And Christopher Marlowe's The Passionate Shepherd To His Love

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Classic ideas such as love or the country transcend throughout the tests of time, writing styles, and different cultures. Thanks to this, poems that are up to five centuries old are still relevant on present time. Some poems that could greatly help support this argument wold be the following : “The Passionate Shepherd to his Love” by Christopher Marlowe, “The Nymph 's Reply to the Shepherd” by Sir Walter Raleigh, and “Raleigh Was Right” by William Carlos William. Williams uses Raleigh and Marlowe 's ideas of love lasting, or not lasting and transforms them into a larger idea of life in the country giving you peace, or in Williams’ case not giving you peace. Marlowe is showing a romanticized idea of the country in his poem. For example he describes each May morning as a moment of celebration in a way which is considered glorified to persuade the shepherd’s love. “ The shepherds’ swains shall dance and sing / For thy delight each May morning” (21 - 22) . This is important because it shows how Marlow romanticized the country in his poem; and how his central idea is about the country and how it will bring happiness about his relationship with his love. Marlowe does this more than once in his poem. He used imagery in order to make the reader visualize a glorified image of the country. “By shallow rivers, to whose falls Melodious birds sing madrigals,” (7-8) Is a perfect example of Marlowe’s description of the country. He describes an image of what the shepherd and his love

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