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Poetry Analysis Andrew Marvells 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 short so while we are here with each other him and his love let us procreate and make love in accordance with what we were put here to do When you read this poem you get the sense that he is being flirtatious with the reader which also makes the reader think that he was being flirtatious with the mistress in order to 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 worth every ounce of attention that he is giving her And into ashes all my lust suggesting that if she were to let him make love to her all of his lust would be slaked so to speak In the last part of the poem Marvell suggests to the reader and the mistress that he is going in for the kill or he is going to take this ladys virginity from her The sequence Now let us sport while we may And now like amorous birds of prey suggests that he is concluding his offering by saying in a more tasteful way lets have sex I have lusted after you since day one and now this man is going to have his way In conclusion Marvell basically says look time is devouring us its gonna be now or never Im starting to become disinterested you say you want to wait but we cant make time stand still nor can we make it go any faster so whats the difference if we have sex now or later better now and later Although once
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