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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 True or False

1. Who is the speaker of the poem? -> It's a riddle. No one knows.
2. When was the poem written? -> Mid- to late 1580s.
3. Which of the following authors wrote a poem in response to "The Passionate Shepherd?" -> Sir Walter Raleigh
4. Marlowe uses "roses" to symbolize . . . -> All of the above
5. This poem has _______ as one of its central themes -> Love and lust