To His Coy Mistress by Marvell and The Sun Rising by Donne Essay
In both of these poems, language is used to a very good effect. In "To
His Coy Mistress" the language is used to try and win his lovers heart, so that they can make love before the time has passed where it is impossible to do so. In "The Sun Rising" the language is used to depreciate the Sun and to express the feelings the man has for his lover. Both poems seem to argue with something within the poem. In 'To
His Coy Mistress' the man is arguing against time, saying there isn't enough, and therefore he and his lover should make love while they still can. "Now let us sport us while we may; And now, like am'rous birds of prey, Rather at once our Time devour." While his …show more content…
Marvell uses many different uses of language in this poem. In the thesis there is a metaphor and a hyperbole in one sentence. "My
Vegetable Love should grow, Vaster than Empires and more slow" The first part is a metaphor for the male organ, while the second part is a hyperbole for how much it grows. This use of language by the man is encouraging the women to make love to him, as he is the best. There is also another hyperbole, when the man states he will wait until the end of time if she refuses his love. "Love you ten years before the Flood:
And you should if you please refuse, Till the Conversion of the Jews."
There is another pause in this sentence causing the reader to think.
The man cannot love her until the end of time in reality; he can only love her for a lifetime. At the end of the thesis he is telling her that she deserves to make love with him.
In the first stanza of "TSR" the man is arguing as soon as the poem begins. The man thinks he is more important than the Sun. He argues the point of why the Sun had to disturb his lover and him in bed. This is similar to 'To His Coy Mistress' as the man is arguing with time for his lover, while in this poem the man is arguing against the Sun for his lover.
The man wants the Sun to go away