Tag: Pastoral Verse

Literature

A Short Analysis of Christopher Marlowe’s ‘The Passionate Shepherd to His Love’

‘The Passionate Shepherd to His Love’ is Christopher Marlowe’s most widely anthologised and best-known poem (he also wrote plays, including The Jew of Malta and Dr Faustus, which would influence Shakespeare’s early plays). A classic of the pastoral tradition of English poetry, ‘The Passionate Shepherd to His Love’ deserves closer […]