Herrick vs. Marvell
“To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” by Rober Herrick and Andrew Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress” have many similarities and differences. The tone of the speakers, the audience each poem is directed to, and the theme make up some of the literary elements that help fit this description.
The tone of “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” and “To His Coy Mistress” are different. In Herrick’s
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different literary techniques, a poet can give his/her piece an edge. Robert Herrick and Andrew Marvel use different techniques to make their poems unique. Tone, audience, and theme are some literary elements used in “To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time” and “To His Coy Mistress.” The differences and similarities between the two poems point out that the poet’s have their own unique style, however, sometimes they can be similar as well.