"The passionate shepherd to his love." Christopher Marlowe
"The Nymph's reply to the shepherd." Sir Walter Ralegh
- earthlLv 61 decade agoFavorite Answer
form and theme
1)an idyllic setting
2) The themes of the poem - carpe diem and the immediate gratification of their sexual passions.
a world of pleasures, simplicity, beauty, music and love
1) theme: carpe diem + tempus fugit
2) structure: uses the same meter and references to present "mirror images" of Marlowe's poem.
in a negative lightSource(s): from my own handout in literature class