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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: Unsolved Mysteries Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Passionate Shepherd to His Love? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Who is the speaker of the poem?

It's a riddle. No one knows.
Christopher Marlowe
A country nymph
A bird.
Q. When was the poem written?

It's a riddle. No one knows.
Mid- to late 1580s.
Q. Which of the following authors wrote a poem in response to "The Passionate Shepherd?"

William Shakespeare
Christopher Marlowe
Edward Cullen
Sir Walter Raleigh
Q. Marlowe uses "roses" to symbolize . . .

All of the above
Q. This poem has _______ as one of its central themes

Love and lust
Death and dying
Sheep and shepherds
Nature and the fall of man