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Love Across the Genres: Poetry

Love Across the Genres: Poetry

The goal of this lesson is that students will be able to analyze and interpret two pastoral poems, “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe and “NymphÔøΩ__s Reply to the Shepherd” by Sir Walter Raleigh, with an emphasis on the theme of love and its expression. The analysis will culminate with the students creating modern interpretations of the two poems. Hand-outs of the poems,...

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