To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars Themes
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In the concluding lines of "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars" the speaker comes right out and says that he loves Lucasta; the poem is also full of words normally associated with love and affection (ad...
In his concluding lines the speaker of "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars" talks about his love of honor. In fact, it's that very principle that ultimately gives meaning to his love for Lucasta, and hi...
"To Lucasta, Going to the Wars" is all about sacrifice. After all, the speaker leaves behind the woman he loves in order to go to war and be honorable. He makes a point of describing the extent of...
We never see the battlefield in Lovelace's "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars," but we can sense its presence in every stanza. At its heart, this is a poem about the difficult decision to go to war, an...
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