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Marlowe & Raleigh
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In "The passionate shepherd to his love", what does the speaker urge his love to do?
come live with him in the country
What are two things the shepherd says he will do for his love
make her a bed of roses and a gown of wool
Why does the nymph reject the shepherd?
time will pass and the joys of youth will fade
What is the speaker's attitude in "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd"?
What is the speakers attitude toward love and youth in "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd"?
Love and youth are brief
What does the speaker mean in these lines from the nymphs reply? "Thy gowns, thy shoes, thy beds of roses,/Thy cap, thy kirtle, and thy posies/ Soon break, soon wither, soon forgotten,/In folly ripe, in season rotten."
Those are foolish and illogical ideas
What is the speaker describing in these lines from "The Nymphs Reply"? "Time drives the flocks from field to fold, / When rivers rage and rocks grow cold/ and Philomel becometh dumb....
the coming of winter
What does the speaker in the nymphs reply think of the shepherds offer?
she thinks it makes no sense
What does the speaker mean in this line from "The nymphs reply"? "But could youth last and love still breed..."
As people get older, love fades
nymph / shepherd's love
response to offer (nymph)
reasons why (nymph)
nature's beauty fades, desires his love and not material stuff, you're a sweet talking poor liar
type of person nymph is
to convince her to live with her on the farm
method of persuasion (shepard)
i'll give you lots of material gifts and nature's beauty and a life of leisure
type of person shepherd is (shepard)
passionate shepard early example of
pastoral sytle of british poetry
We are too restricted by society; let's escape to the country, explore our love, and live a perfect life
four feet of unstressed/stressed syllables), with seven stanzas each composed of two rhyming couplets
literary work dealing with the lives of shepherds or rural life in a usually idyllic way
contrast between the innocence and serenity of a simple life and the misery and corruption of city and, especially, courtly life
characters and situations are depicted in a highly unrealistic manner
theme: carpe diem (shephard)
seize the day and come spend your life with me
theme: skeptism (nymph)
doesn't want to go with him. skeptic about how long everything will last
what does the shephard use to woo the nymph?
things in nature, make her things (clothes)
tone of shephard
happy romantic, carefree
tone of nymph
practical, pessimistic, depressing, mocking, sarcasm
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