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The Love poem written by poet Robert Herrick tries to tell women to get married while they are still young and beautiful Beauty is here for a short while once times passes by you get old and your beauty is gone The author makes the poem more interesting by making the flower and glorious lamp to symbolize other things Using the two symbols the author makes the poem more stunning In the poem the flower symbolizes a woman at her peak Gather ye rose-buds while ye may Old Time is still a flying And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying In many poems authors like to represent a woman using feminine object Flowers are very feminine because everyone knows that most women love flowers Once they get old flowers lose their beauty as a woman loses her beauty A Flower is a good symbol for youth because it is nice and full of life while it is spouting and blooming As the flower sits and wait showing it beauty to the world time is moving quickly Slowly the flower starts to decay over time as a woman starts to grow winkles Give it more time and the flower which once was full of splendor is now unappealing The same for a woman she looks good while she is young but soon age catches up and her once untainted face turns unattractive The flower representing youthfulness and its ability to grow is a good symbol for a womans youth Another good symbol is the sun The glorious lamp of heaven the sun The higher hes a-getting The sooner will his race be run And nearer hes to setting In this stanza the author uses the sun to symbolize time The sun raises everyday to show that it is a new day and a new beginning A comparison to when the sun is raising to a while she is
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