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Andrew Marvell and Oliver Cromwell
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Andrew Marvell (1621-78) is considered to be one of England's greatest Puritan poets. During the Republican regime and after the Restoration also he represented Hull in parliament. Born in 1621 and educated at Cambridge, he became tutor to the daughter of Lord Fairfax and afterwards acted in the same capacity towards the nephew of Cromwell.… His sympathies…
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To his Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
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He also talks in hyperbole as well as conditional tense as he talks about the things that they might not do together. The speaker uses… walk and pass their long love day. However, he also applies hyperbole to express some of the things they would do together i.e. he would love his mistress ten years before flood and till Jews are converted. He goes ahead and…
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Interpretation of To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
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The purpose of this writing example is to analyze the poetry ‘To His Coy Mistress’ which is a love poem by Andrew Marvell in which the lover’s ultimate goal is to persuade his mistress to fulfill his sexual desires. An author seeks to discuss the idea and arguments of the story.… This poem characterizes a lover that is honest about his sexual…
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To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell and the Flea by John Donne
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In the paper “To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell and the Flea by John Donne” the author contrasts and compares two poems. Both poems have a similar theme, “love”, and, at the beginning of both the poems, this love seems to be pure in its approach and address.… John Donne’s “The Flea” is a three-stanza poem,…
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A comparision of To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell and A narrow Fellow in the Grass by Emily Dickinson
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The poem "To His Coy Mistress" written by Andrew Marvell is one of the most appealing and influencing poem written during the seventeenth century. Andrew Marvell is a very prominent writer of carpe diem poems and his work is cherished by all to date… Andrew Marvell is a very prominent writer of carpe diem poems and his work is cherished by all to date. His…
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Robert Herrick- To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time , Andrew Marvell- To His Coy Mistress , John Donne- The Flea
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These poems are all wonderful examples of attitudes towards romance four hundred years ago. Though they are old, they are definitely not dated. Some of these notions still exist in our society today even though relationships between men and women are much more egalitarian than they were at the time of these poems.… Any person that has delivered or been on the…
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Milton and Marvell: Waging War with the Written Word
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The purpose of this study is to examine in what ways the works of Andrew Marvell and John Milton produced in the 1630s-1660s reflect the material and intellectual conditions that created the English Civil war and the ways was this war waged in their literature. … One of the simplest definitions of Literature would be the record of life itself, including…
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Coy Mistress assignment
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Andrew Marvell’s celebrated poem “To His Coy Mistress” has been acknowledged as one of the most important accounts of a lover’s love for his mistress. However, a reflective analysis of the poem in order to determine the level of sincerity at work in the speaker confirms… Women, by nature, are more shy and timid to express their love all on a sudden in the…
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Poetry
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The speaker of the poem invokes Petrarchan bond, this is a poetic approach that comes from the 14th century whereby a masculine spouse in a relationship applies hyperbolic allegories with the intention of sending a different message to the feminine spouse. It is evident that in… In addition, he sees the female body to symbolize the decay of human beings as he…
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Readers response
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T he familiar theme presented by the poet is that of love – the declaration of a man’s love for a woman. In writing this poem,… The term “coy” informs the reader that the young woman is not an easy catch. In other words, she is not easily carried away. Besides suggesting that the word “coy” could mean a “sweetheart “ or a “lover”, it could also be the…
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The Value of Human Life in the Poems To His coy Mistressby Andrew Marvel and Out, Out by Robert Frost
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~Draft~ One of the more common themes in poetry is a value to human life. Sometimes this is directed for individual and other times this is directed towards humanity in general. The poem “To His Coy Mistress” creates a survey of the many ways that the narrator’s object has value and how that value is limited to her beauty.… Both poems show that human life has…
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Reflection of a Culture: Comparing the Female in Andrew Marvell's To His Coy Mistress and The Garden
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During his career, he was associated with John Donne and George Herbert and also had the opportunity to work with John Milton. Some of his better known poems include, ‘An Horatian Ode’ written… Marvell wrote in the style of metaphysical poets and his verses are often witty and rich in descriptions and metaphors. His style is elaborate and elegant and some of…
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Argumentative Analysis
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In his poem To His Coy Mistress Andrew Marvell speaks to an imaginary lady, trying to convince her to make love to him now, and not wait for some distant, unknown time. The poem, replete with effective metaphors and similes drives the point home to the reader of the fleeting… Starting with the hypothesis of having unlimited time, Marvell tells the woman in the…
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There is no set topic
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However, few desires have haunted the hearts of men more than the inextinguishable desire for immortality. In his own eloquent way, Andrew Marvell in this work seems to be… He plays with the visual elements of his beloved’s imagination, describing how he would oblige his duties at his leisure, without a care for the time that passes. He expresses his endless…
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John Donnes poem The Flea and Andrew Marvells
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This paper “John Donne’s poem “The Flea” and Andrew Marvell’s  poem “To his coy mistress”” briefly describes the two historical periods in which these poems occur, and compares the two poems drawing out similarities and differences in content and style.  … The earlier poet, John Donne was a…
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Compare Devices
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His poems from previous centuries have remained influential in the modern times. Notably, they are still rich in poetic devices and have been the focus of many analysts in the modern times. Without… This paper will compare Shakespeare’s poem titled, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” and Marvell’s poem titled, “To his coy mistress”. Marvell’s poem “To…
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Carpe Diem in Poetry
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Donna Purcell Order 539539 23 May 2011 “Carpe Diem”: The Views of Herrick, Marvell and Frost Live life fully, or “carpe diem?” The fraise originally came from a Latin poem by Horace. It has become an aphorism, meaning to define a truth. “Seize the Day” or to put your trust in what is going on in the present and not worry about the future.… Each path will take…
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Carpe Diem
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Poetry is a powerful aphrodisiac. Women throughout the ages are eternally swayed by the wit and power of words. Seventeenth century poets discovered a way of making their words even more effective by using the underlying theme of 'Carpe diem', which means 'seize the day', to add an urgency to their poetry by stressing on the ephemeral nature of time.…
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Womanhood and Sex in To His Coy Mistress and The Flea
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In the paper “Womanhood and Sex in “To His Coy Mistress” and “The Flea”” the author contrasts and compares two poems. In both the poems, the imaginary speakers are in conversation with their imaginary girlfriends. Both the speakers are lustful, and trying to persuade their girlfriends to have sex.…
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British Literature Poetry
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The carpe diem theme has been a perennial favorite of all poets of passion, at least since the time of Horace. The seventeenth century poets Robert Herrick and Andrew Marvell have explored this theme in many of their poems with exceptional acuteness and wit.… Herrick's poem "To The Virgins, To Make Much of Time" is rather short, consisting of four stanzas of…
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Critical analysis Coy Mistress
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Psychological analysis of male and female sexuality in Andrew Marvell’s “To his Coy Mistress” Andrew Marvell’s poem, “To his Coy Mistress” talks about the differences and similarities that arise out of feelings of love and lust that arise in people of both the sexes.… While there is an element of truth to this argument, it is also true that poets like John…
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British Literature/ poetry
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In their poems "To His Coy Mistress" and "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd, both Marvell and Ralegh look at perhaps the most cliched topic of poetry: 'love'. Through these poems Marvell and Ralegh successfully put forward their original and unique thoughts and feelings on the topic. … While Ralegh's "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" tells another story of…
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Poetry Comparing and Contrasting
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The young man spends a lot of time admiring each body part of the young women despite the resistance she directs towards his… From the two poems, To His Coy Mistress and Those Winter Sundays, both Marvell and Hayden use narrators as opposed to giving their own thoughts, to portray the prevailing state of affairs. In the case of To His Coy Mistress, Marvell…
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English Renaissance Poetry
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Renaissance took its time to come to England, and the generally accepted date is in the first decade of 16th century and arguably extended till 1660. There is another claim that it was between 1580 and 1660 which was later accepted as earlier and later renaissance periods.… The connection between art and nature in English poetry had begun and later flourished…
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Comparing and Contrasting the Ways in which a Single Theme is treated in Two Different Poems
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This research paper identifies the different treatments given to the same theme by two different poets in their respective poems. There poems by John Donne (A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning) and Andrew Marvell (To his Coy Mistress).… While both the poems under our scrutiny have explored the same themes, let us understand how each poem made use of different…
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