Discuss three of the major symbols in "To His Coy Mistress" and how they further the theme of Carpe Diem

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Running Head: SYMBOLS IN POETRY

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Symbols in Poetry
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SYMBOLS IN POETRY

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Symbols in Poetry
Introduction

To his coy mistress is a poem that is metaphysical. It is written by English author Andrew
Marvell who was born in 1621. It was first published in 1681. In addition, it is considered one of
the Marvell best poems and is categorized as carpe diem poem in literature. Although the poem
writing date is unknown, it is estimated to be early 1650s. At this time, Marvell was a tutor to Sir
Thomas Fairfax’s daughter (Sackville-West, 2013). Marvell starts by addressing a woman who
was slow to respond to his romantic advance, he describes how he would pay court to her if he
were to be limited by the restrictions of a normal lifespan. Moreover, he says he would take ages
admiring every body part of the mistress body and that her unwilling to accept his advances could
not make her give up. Lastly, Marvell persuades the mistress to requite his effort and advises her
that being in love with each other would be a benefit since they a have short time to live. On the
other hand, symbolism is the...


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