"World enough, and time"-Andrew Marvell's Coy Mistress

Discuss tone and imagery with Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress." In an attempt to get his fair lady to consummate their relationship, he write a poem urging her to seize the day! Introduce the author to your high school class, conduct a close reading of the poem, and discuss the tone and imagery he uses. Consider pairing this activity with a writing assignment where your learners attempt to persuade someone to do something with rich tone.   

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Visual Arts
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Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
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Discussion
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