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    For my pastoral interview, I choose to interview the Senior Pastor of Huntington Central Church (Disciples of Christ) Rev. Jacque Parlato. I started the interview by asking Pastor Jacque to describe her call to ministry. More precisely I asked her to describe her calling from the time she first received it up until now. During this question Pastor Jacque began by telling me about her background and early life. She informed me that she was born and raised in Santiago California, to parents that she described as people who didn’t have everything put together. As a child, Pastor Jacque said that she did anything and everything to go to church, whether she had to go with friends, neighbors, on a bus, or even walked; she did everything she could to have the opportunity to worship along others in…

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    scene is pastoral and idyllic, of the simple shepherd surrounded by his sheep in a beautiful rural paradise. The weather is usually perfect, but when it is…

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    In “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe and “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepard,” by Sir Walter Raleigh, both poets focus on the central idea of love. These poems were written in Pastoral Tradition, which celebrates the beauty of nature, and almost has a perfect setting. The details given in the first poem describe a shepherd who thinks idealistically and romantically. Whereas in the other poem, the Nymph believes realistically and disproves the belief of the perfect world…

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    The Shepherd got Rejected The two poems, The Passionate Shepherd to His Love and The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd, each share their own insight on their life. The second poem is a depressing reply to the first poem, which tries its hardest to get his lady to come stay with him and love him forever. It shows happiness and joy, while the second one points out why they could never be together forever. The response to the Shepherd uses three main reasons not to move in with him, all the beauty he…

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    In Marlowe’s “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” the shepherd paints an idealized view of the rural life for his lover as a means of a confession of love . He attempts to convince the woman with his planned promises before she accepts his offer. The list of the promises goes from living in the mountains to materialistic objects, such as coral clasps. His offers may seem to be beyond what a shepherd can normally reach for, due to his status. However, the shepherd creates a contract for the…

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    The Passionate Shepherd

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    Renaissance period were to feel: living in a countryside accompanied by a lover. However, the Pastoral poem of the 16th century had great influence from “the earliest pastoral poems which [...] are found among the Idyls of Theocritus, a Greek writer who lived in Sicily and in Alexandria, in the third century before Christ.” (“The Pastoral: Ancient and Modern Wilfred P.”). Through the lines, the reader can notice that the story is “[...] presented in an idealized natural setting, [where] they…

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    Christopher Marlowe’ poem titled “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” is a pastoral melodic, a manner of poetry that's illustrated in a peaceful and perfect way. Marlowe’s poem us written in a typical iambic tetrameter. The majority of the lines comprise eight syllables, easily elided syllables, and four substantial stresses. However, Lines 3 and 4, do not have eight syllables; which produces a particular effect. Though the 24th line, this regular meter continued, never making its way to…

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    In Cousin Phillis, Hope Farm is portrayed as a pastoral idyll, idealising the virtues of rural life that is unaffected by the implied ills of modern civilisation. Unlike Dickens’s dystopian industrial city of Coketown, it is teeming with natural beauty, “so full of flowers” that they overflow from the court and stretch across the pathway to the back of the house (Gaskell 10; pt.1). When Paul Manning arrives at Hope Farm, he is exposed to “the soft September air” that is “tempered by the warmth…

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    Passionate Shepherd

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    Similar Composition, Different Content Within the “Passionate Shepherd to His Love” the narrator's love for a woman he fancies is idealized within it. Its structure of this poem is made as a basis for the both “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” and “The Bait.” Even though all of the authors are different, they all manage to mirror a similar structure. The organization of the poems are all very similar, all of them have four line stanzas and all three poems have a rhyming scheme of AABB. Also,…

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    In the poems, “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” and “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” the man, also referred to as the shepherd, and the woman, referred to as the nymph, have completely different views of love. In “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” the Shepherd presents a view of love that is held together by normal human desires for material items such as beauty, music, fine clothes, dancing, and other nice things such as roses. The Shepherd believes that the key to attracting the…

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