Words on to his coy mistress

It is concerned with a young man who is trying to persuade a young woman to have sex with him by charming and rushing her into it because he only has one thing on his mind.

The last couplet of this section is perhaps the most quoted and puts a seal on the message: Let's make love while we're still alive. In this paper a stylistic approaches are taken to analyze Marvells poem To His Coy Mistress, analyzed in the aspect of diction, register and tone which combined with the content to make clear how the Marvells poem is an argument for capturing the moment in the face of lifes brevity Carpe diem.

Certain subjects recur frequently in poetry such as carpe diem, nature, death, and family. Alfred Prufrock "and is often said to be an allusion to Marvell's poem.

Synopsis[ edit ] The speaker of the poem starts by addressing a woman who has been slow to respond to his romantic advances. He would spend the most time adoring her inner beauty, her emotion and personality if time was on his side.

O, let our voice His praise exalt Till it arrive at Heaven's vault, Which thence perhaps rebounding may Echo beyond the Mexique bay! In this dramatic monologue the speaker tries to explain his feelings to his mistress.

to his coy mistress literary devices

This coyness, lady, were no crime. If they come together then who knows what will happen? Time's winged chariot hurrying near; They discuss how one must cherish every moment of his or her life because life is limited and will eventually come to an end.

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Poem of the week: To His Coy Mistress