The Poet's Treatment of Seduction in To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell and The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe

The Poet's Treatment of Seduction in To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell and The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe

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The Poet's Treatment of Seduction in To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell and The Passionate Shepherd To His Love by Christopher Marlowe


Andrew Marvell the writer of 'To His Coy Mistress' was an English poet
and satirist. He was born in Winestead, Yorkshire, and went to Hull
Grammar School and the University of Cambridge. He was once a member
of parliament in 1659. It was possible that he got married to Mary
Palmer but it remains in doubt.

Other well-known and much-anthologised poems he wrote are: 'The
Garden', 'The Definition of Love', and 'Bermudas'.

Christopher Marlowe was around just under thirty years before Andrew
Marvell. Marlowe was also an English poet and also a playwright. He
was considered the first great English dramatist and the most
important Elizabethan dramatist before Shakespeare. The poem Marlowe
was well known for was 'The Passionate Shepherd To His Love'.

The poem 'To His Coy Mistress' by Andrew Marvell is about a man who is
trying to manipulate and seduce a woman. My first impression of this
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