The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Topics: Pastoral, Poetry, Love Pages: 12 (4632 words) Published: January 12, 2013
Lecture 5
Christopher Marlowe and Sir Walter Raleigh :
The Pastoral

Lecture 5
Christopher Marlowe and Sir Walter Raleigh :
The Pastoral

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pastoral (L 'pertaining to shepherds') A minor but important mode which, by convention, is concerned with the lives of shepherds. It is of great antiquity and interpenetrates many works in Classical and modern European literature. It is doubtful if pastoral ever had much to do with the daily working-life of shepherds, though it is not too difficult to find shepherds in Europe (in Montenegro, Albania, Greece and Sardinia, for instance) who compose poetry sing songs and while away the hours playing the flute.| For the most part pastoral tends to be an idealization of shepherd life, and, by so being, creates an image of a peaceful and uncorrupted existence; a kind of a clean world.| Marlowe’s poem and Raleigh’s carefully symmetrical response were printed together in England’s Helicon (1600); the attribution of the second to Raleigh is first made by Izaak Walton in The Complete Angler (1653), where both poems are reprinted.| Slightly longer versions appear in Walton’s second edition (1655). Donne’s “The Bait” (also quoted by Walton) is inspired by the exchange. Marlowe’s poem embodies the classic example of carpe diem, as can be seen in the shepherd’s attitude, while Raleigh’s nymph finds in them an argument precisely for not seizing the day.| In the late r6th c. many other works amplified the pastoral tradition, such as Marlowe's The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, which evoked a memorable reply from Sir 'Walter Raleigh .|

"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" is a pastoral poem written by Christopher Marlowe in the late sixteenth century. According to Dr. Debora B. Schwartz, Pastoral is a term that comes from the Latin word for (Schwartz). This poem was set in a shepherd's field or dwelling. The only information that we have about the speaker is that he is a shepherd and thinks romantically and idealistically. Marlowe does not focus much on the setting or character, but more on the argument that the shepherd is trying to make to the girl. The prominent theme of this poem is of idealistic love and pleasure. Carpe diem was a popular subject in poems of this era, and this also shows as a theme. The speaker urges his love to live with him and enjoy the pleasures of the day.

القصيدة| معاني بعض المصطلحات| ترجمة القصيدة| Come live with me and be my love,And we will all the pleasures proveThat valleys, groves, hills and fields,Woods or steepy mountain yields.And we will sit upon the rocks, 5Seeing the shepherds feed their flocks,By shallow rivers, to whose fallsMelodious birds sing madrigals.And I will make thee beds of rosesAnd a thousand fragrant posies; 10A cap of flowers, and a kirtleEmbroidered all with leaves of myrtle;A gown made of the finest wool Which from our pretty lambs we pull;Fair linèd slippers for the cold, 15With buckles of the purest gold;A belt of straw and ivy buds,With coral clasps and amber studs.And if these pleasures may thee move,Come live with me and be my love. The shepherds’ swains shall dance and singFor thy delight each May morning.If these delights thy mind may move,Then live with me and be my love.| - test, try out.- poems set to music and sung by two to six voices with a single melody or interweaving melodies .- dress or skirt.- shrub with evergreen leaves, white or pink flowers, and dark berries. In Greek mythology, a symbol of love. - yellowish red, - yellow or brownish yellow.- country youths. | تعالي اسكني معي وكوني حبيبتيوسنحقق كل السرور معا نمارس الحب عند تلك الوديان، البساتين والتلال عند الحقول والغابات وعلى انحدار الجبال سنجلس على الصخور نرى الرعاة ترعى قطعانها عند الانهار الضحلة التي تصب من اجلها وطيور الحب تنشد قصائد الغزل ساصنع لك سريرا من الورود وآلاف من الباقات المعطرة قبعة من الزهور، وتنورة باوراق الاس مطرزة رداء من اجود انواع الصوف من حملاننا الجميلة نزعناه وخفٌ...
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