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Andrew Marvell’s “To His Coy Mistress,” keep in mind that it is a carpe diem

 poem, one that urges readers or listeners to seize the day. Carpe diem is a philosophy that took hold in Europe during and after the Black Death plague (1348-1350). The population had seen so much death and destruction that some people embraced the philosophy that every day is a moment to be made the most of, whether it be to eat or to love. All of life’s pleasures are to be indulged; there is no time for waiting because tomorrow might never appear. This idea is the key to the poem’s allegorical reading.

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-------------HELP!!!Imagine that you are the "coy mistress" addressed in the poem. Write a rebuttal to the speaker explaining whether his argument is convincing and your feelings towards him.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Your rebuttal may take the form of a letter or a poem.

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