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 Reply to the Shepherd” are written in iambic quatrameter. Both of the poems also consist of 24 lines. Another similarity in the style is that both poems a...
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