Essays Tagged: "Marvell"

Words on "To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell, about intertwining symbols with carpe diem

ry strongstatement which, when said, has to get someone's attention; and that isexactly what Andrew Marvell intends for the reader in this poem. Hewants the undivided attention of this mistress so tha ... n due time.Filled with time flavored symbolism, this carpe diempoem, 'To His CoyMistress' by Andrew Marvell, exemplifies the seize the day theme.The cyclical, life symbolizing river, the water flowing ...

(3 pages) 167 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Explain how Andrew Marvell uses allegory and/or classical allusion to direct the reader's response to history in one or more of his civil war poems'.

In his poem The Nymph complaining for the death of her Faun Andrew Marvell puts allegory and classical allusion to work with great effect and I will show in this essay ... in this essay how he directs the reader to see the historical references he was alluding to. Andrew Marvell's father was a minister and Marvell would probably have heard allegorical interpretation on ... . Coupling this with his education I would suggest that he would have taken allegory in his stride. Marvell used classical allusion extensively in his works and linked it with allegory to point to his ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Marvell's conception of time is ever changing in "To His Coy Mistress",

TIME:Marvell's conception of time is ever changing in "To His Coy Mistress", but this is only to be excep ... e world of would and should that we are immersed in before the pivotial "BUT" in the second stanza, Marvell presents an idyllc view of lovers engaged in a slow wlatz that stretches on for centuries.We ... em keeps us hering us along , presenting one image after another in mind-numbing succession. Though Marvell is ostensibly describing something that is drawn out in time , for the reader it proceeds at ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Carpe diem.

poetry also shifted form the old, bland, romantic poetry, to poetry of Robert Herrick, Marlowe and Marvell, which entices young girls to do things like move to the countryside and live life like ther ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Study notes on Andrew Marvell.

Andrew MARVELL- connected to Cavaliers, but is not one of them.some authors regard him as one of the import ... e poetsCarpe diem theme in 'To His Coy Mistress'The second poem that this essay discusses is Andrew Marvell's " To His CoyMistress." The poem is narrated by a young man heated with passion who isspeak ... passion who isspeaking to his mistress. In reading this poem I became convinced that thespeaker was Marvell himself because he wrote it with such emotion and grace. Thepoem begins,"Had we but world en ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Line-By-Line Analsis of Andrew Marvell's Controversial Poem "To His Coy Mistress".

As depicted in Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," for the best affection to flourish between a couple, love must be e ... . Speaking of "passing our long love's day" (4) as a metonym for an actual eternity of a rich love, Marvell surely marvels his prospective lady as he argues that every singly day of their life togethe ... tential love as well as amaze his lady with his biblical knowledge, which is a sign of education in Marvell's time, the poet drapes his first idea on this topic with a superb hyperbolic allusion that ...

(6 pages) 177 2 3.9 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How do the poems we have studied argue the differences between love and lust?(includes To His oy Mistress,The Relic,The Flea,The Clod and The Pebble)

nt honour turn to dust;And into ashes all my lust.' - To His Coy MistressThese four lines summarise Marvell's thoughts, both on love and on the subject of his lady's refusal to '...embrace...' him. Th ... surmise that he believes she has been keeping her virginity needlessly for a long time. Mockingly, Marvell conjures a grotesque image of '...worms...', which will eventually '...try...' the long-pres ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Comparison of Marvell's To his coy mistres and Donne's Anniverasry

icklish utterance to her, a small appeal for her. But this would be very unsophisticated for Andrew Marvell, a Metaphysical poet. Through the whole poem passes a motive 'carpe diem'. It is a Latin loc ... blandishes to his woman, he entices her and he says her how much he loves her. Already in this part Marvell refers to the problem of time. In the first two lines "Had we but world enough, and time, th ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

17th century poetry, John Donne, Marvell, George Herbert, Sir John Supling...

The seventeenth century was an era of beautiful poetry by important poets such as John Donne, Marvell, George Herbert, Sir John Supling etc... Just like on the other periods Love was one main th ... nd all the difficulties that she has during her life just because of her Christianity love. Andrew Marvell (1621 - 1678) was a quite man, educated in Cambridge. It is thought that he wrote most of hi ...

(8 pages) 86 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Not mentioned

Subject----- what is the philosophy that is upheld in Andrew Marvell to his coy mistress and how it is relevant to the thematic development discuss and make comm ... pen at Armageddon) crosses a massive amount of time. This allusion is one of the several techniques Marvell uses to turn the focus away from impending death to an ideal world without it.Another such t ... uld love not because they have no time. Now, by contrasting the alternative to love caught in time, Marvell said time is try to be slowly killing us all. He then states that an escape from and method ...

(5 pages) 54 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To His Coy Mistress By Andrew Marvell

Poetry AnalysisAndrew Marvell's "To his Coy Mistress"In reading, and analyzing this poem, I found some very interesting po ... "To his Coy Mistress"In reading, and analyzing this poem, I found some very interesting points that Marvell brought up. I believe that the main point that he was trying to convey is that life is very ... convince her to copulate.As we read through the body of the poem, we discover many flatteries that Marvell is using on the lady, such as "Nor would I love at lower rate" suggesting that this lady is ...

(1 pages) 107 2 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast Donne's "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" and Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," also include the idea of metaphysical poetry in the comparison.

Donne's "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" and Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" are identical and contradictory in many respects. Although "A Valedi ... the underlying arrangement of the poem's argument. In "To His Coy Mistress" the explicit argument (Marvell's request that the coy lady yield to his passion) is a background for the more serious argum ... arpe diem poem. In "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" the argument is not logically persuasive as Marvell's poem proved, but the cleverness and subtlety of Donne's method are diverting in that a lon ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"To His Coy Mistress" - Andrew Marvell. An analysis of Andrew MArvell's poem.

Iron gates of Life.Thus, though we cannot make our SunStand still, yet we will make him run.Andrew Marvell (1621-1978) is said to have stood outside any defining boundaries of poetry, however at the ... nd poise thus entombing him as a 'great' among literary circles. In his poem "To His Coy Mistress", Marvell looks at perhaps the most clichéd topic of poetry: 'love'. Through the poem Marvell s ...

(10 pages) 111 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Andrew Marvell: "To His Coy Mistress", Poetry explication

Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" is succinctly vulgar. His witty and eloquent speeches may seem impre ... refore, is using eclectic methods and techniques to convince the mistress: the carpe diem tradition.Marvell's usage of lofty figurative languages and allusions in the first stanza resembles a petrarch ... und follows right after "But." Hence, the first line foreshadows the negative aspects of the poetry.Marvell's usage of grotesque imagery is a direct evidence of his frustration. He begins by mentionin ...

(3 pages) 71 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"To His Coy Mistress"- Andrew Marvell

"To His Coy Mistress" by Andrew Marvell suggests that life should be lived to the fullest through a seductive letter. By the use of ... is supported by clever sequencing.By starting the poem with "Had we but world enough and time", A. Marvell approaches the seducement gently explaining how love would be so friend-like if life was ete ... w love would be so friend-like if life was eternal. Marvell uses "love's day, love you" to show how Marvell would be romantic and coy to his mistress if life was eternal. The imagery from "By Ganges' ...

(2 pages) 64 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

17th Century Effects Upon the World of art

urred. Cavalier poetry erupted using themes such as love, war, loyalty to the king, and carpe diem. Marvell speaks to his prudish mistress in 'To His Coy Mistress.' Herrick attempts to persuade Corinn ... 'To Lucasta,' and 'To Althea.' All of these poets emphasize carpe diem, which means seize the day. Marvell, Lovelace, Suckling, and Herrick use the theme of carpe diem to convey the importance of liv ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Marveling His Coy Mistress

In reading, and analyzing this poem, I found some very interesting points that Marvell brought up. I believe that the main point that he was trying to convey is that life is very ... . Speaking of "passing our long love's day" (4) as a metonym for an actual eternity of a rich love, Marvell surely marvels his prospective lady as he argues their love at the prime of life can accompl ... d--as, the lover warns her, she is soon to be forever.After finally giving in to his saucy demands, Marvell, as he did in the beginning of his argument, offers omnipotence to his mistress if she accep ...

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress”:

Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" is a lyric poem, couched entirely in the form of an argument, in whi ... om its creator and his/her milieu." This is a particularly valid argument in a critical analysis of Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress," since one cannot understand the deeper meaning behind the allusions ... hout understanding how they reflect various aspects of the author's life and times.In investigating Marvell's life and times as a reflection of "To His Coy Mistress" we find facets of both that are re ...

(1 pages) 2099 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

To His Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvell

When I first read Andrew Marvell’s, “To His Coy Mistress”, I had a hard time understanding the purpose of the ... n the title immediately promotes an image of a shy mistress in pre-marital youth. However, although Marvell addresses his mistress of being shy, he opens the poem of stating how this would not be a pr ... ss of being shy, he opens the poem of stating how this would not be a problem if time never passed. Marvell expresses his admiration of lingering love through the first twenty lines of the poem. He wr ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

to seize the day or not

ow it and do not worry about tomorrow. "To His Coy Mistress" is a poem that exemplifies Carpe Diem. Marvell uses this theme of Carpe Diem to try to convince his mistress to be with him now and not wai ... losing some day. He emphasizes that time will run out and love will not wait forever. At this point Marvell picks op the pace so as to make a sense of urgency to his need. He turns to flattery and spe ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies