There Is A Garden In Her Face Analysis

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Love, in most people’s eyes, would be classified as a noun. In actuality, love is an action word, otherwise known as a verb; you express love to prove love. Though people commonly use materialistic things like roses, cards, and chocolates to express their love towards one another, expressing love can be done verbally. In particular, the two poems, “There is a Garden in her Face” by Thomas Campion and “ Sonnet 130” by William Shakespeare, project their love verbally. Though, both poets give descriptions of their beloved one through their eyes, they give mass amounts of differences between lust and adoration as well. In “There is a Garden in her Face” and “Sonnet 130”, the poets approach the theme of love in a symbolic way throughout the poems. In “There is a …show more content…
Both poets brilliantly used vivid words to give the reader a clear, mental picture of their loved one’s appearance. Being that the two poems had so much in common in regards to the use of metaphors and symbols, they also had a mass amount differences in the theme of their poems. In “There is a Garden in her Face” the poet had an extreme amount of adoration for this young woman, from her heavenly face of paradise, to her red cherry ripe lips. Campion also feels like her voice and her laugh was absolutely lovely, because in line 8, he says “Which when her lovely laughter shows”, but although Shakespeare love to hear his mistress speak, he feels that music has a more pleasing sound, as stated in lines 9-10. Campion says things like “There is a garden in her face, where roses and white lilies grow, a heavenly paradise is that place, wherein all pleasant fruits do flow” (lines 1-4). The poet feels that this woman is simply incomparable, whereas Shakespeare feels a little differently about his mistress. On the other hand, Shakespeare does find his

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