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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

by

Christopher Marlowe

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love: Devised around Devices True or False

1. What poetic devices do we see at work in Lines 7 and 8? -> alliteration and consonance
2. What is enjambment? -> The process by which berries are turned into jams, jellies, marmalades or compotes
3. What meter does Marlowe choose for the poem? -> heroic couples
4. What plants are classical symbols of love and romance? -> roses and posies
5. A madrigal is… -> a complicated vocal arrangement, popular in the Renaissance

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