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  • Ralegh's Reply To The Shepherd
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    Love's True Reply There are many notions of love and perhaps numerous discerning views of the role that courtship plays between a man and women. The fact remains true: love like all emotions is directly tied to time, the passage of time and its effects on the given situation. The idea that the "courtier", most often the active male, and the "courted", or notably the passive female, represents a structure of power so prominent in traditional roles of courtship. This noted relationship between man...
  • Marlowe's The Passionate Shepherd To His Love
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    The British Renaissance Produced Many Types of Literature and Was Influenced By Shakespeare, Marlow, and Spenser The British Renaissance produced many types of literature for the world to see. Shakespeare, Spenser, and Marlowe all contributed to the shaping of the time period. Christopher Marlowe's 'The Passionate Shepherd to His Love " portrays one of the typical love poems that can be seen from the Renaissance. Aman is in search of the love of another girl, or woman. Sir Walter Raleigh wrote a...
  • Shepherd The Poem
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    Love The two poems written by Raleigh and Marlowe are interesting. Marlowe's poem, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, basically propositions a woman to sleep with a man, where Raleigh's, The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd, responds negatively. Marlowe's poem is a Shepherd asking a nymph for favors. Raleigh responds, saying no. The two poems follow each other closely, and refer to the same subjects. The big difference in the poems is that Marlowe's poem is not realistic, whereas Raleigh's is. Th...
  • Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd
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    There are many poems that are considered to be companion poems. Companion poems are two separate poems that are similar. Usually they are about the same experience or experiences, and are also usually written in the same form. Two of the most famous companion poems are "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe, and " The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd" by Sir Walter Raleigh. These two poems are perfect companions. Both " The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and "The Nymph's Rep...
  • Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd
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    Contrasting Conditions of the Heart People cannot exist within the context of society, without encountering the contrasting polarities of the human heart. The theme in Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepard to His Love" (circa 1600 A.D. ), and the theme in Sir Walter Raleigh's poem "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepard" (circa 1552-1618 A.D. ), portray the contrasting themes of love and hate. Christopher Marlowe's poem "The Passionate Shepard to His Love" is a poem that manifest hope, lo...
  • Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd
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    What is a romantic and what is a realist? Can a romantic and a realist ever have a relationship together? What are the factors that will bring them together or keep them apart? These are the questions that Christopher Marlowe and Sir Walter Raleigh have posed in their poems, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and the response to this poem "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd". The shepherd is the romantic proposing his love to a nymph. His whole life, from the littlest thing to the biggest thin...

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