The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
by Sir Walter Ralegh
When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- Christopher Marlowe, "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" (2-6, 13-14, 17-20, 23-24)
- Ovid, Metamorphoses. The Story of Philomela and Procne (7)