To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Words of Love
"To Lucasta" is something of a goodbye letter that you would write to your wife or girlfriend; naturally, there's plenty of the swoony stuff. The strange thing is, sometimes these words of love (li...
War and Weapons
We know from the title that the speaker's off to war, but we had no idea he was gonna like it so stinkin' much. And it's not just the shields, horses, and swords that have him all hot and bothered....
Chastity and Purity
Despite all the romance, love in this poem is a very chaste and non-sexual thing for the most part. There are references to a "nunnery" (2) and the word "Lucasta" itself comes from two Latin words...
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