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Seduction has been the game most played through out the centuries as males attempt to convince and invite females into their beds In Marvells To His Coy Mistress and Donnes The Flea the speakers propose a peccadilloes offer which is so cunningly backed up by a liberalistic argument and is presented to each female when the generous request has been declined These arguments are designed to induce thoughts of a carnal nature The persuasions used by each are completely different but are structured entirely for one purpose To corner or trick the maiden into saying Yes Though both arguements are supurb Marvells has a nicer refined style to it In To His Coy Mistress and The Flea there is an exemplification of just how crafty men can be during the hunt The speakers in both poems makes a modest but declinable offer for sex to their maiden of choice And upon rejection each male begins a fluent yet rhetoric arguments on why the maiden should accept his simple offer of passion For Marvell the argument was that there wasnt enough time left in the world and that the maiden should partake in indulgence before it is too late But at my back I always hear Times winged Charriot hurrying nearlines 21-22 He also states the unpleasuarble thought of the worms enjoying her verginity instead of him Suggesting that if she continues to waste time she will die a virgin then Worms shall try that long preservd Virginitylines 27-28 Whereas Donnes argument revolves around a metaphorical flea Which as claimed by the speaker represents his union with the maiden in matrimony since the flea has taken blood from them bothIt suckd me first and now sucks theeAnd in this flea our two bloods mingled belines 3-4 And since their bloods have already mingled together intercourse with him wouldnt be a sin and no honor would be lost if she yields to himThough knowst that this cannot
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