Studying Pre-1900 love poetry was not as boring as I mebibyteght it would be, considering the origin of the poems. In fact they were real fascinating to read and to study. My image of love poems differed heavily: I expected something utterly romantic and filled with exaggerated promises. However, afterwards reading them, I now know that love is not only about congratulates and red roses, but similarly about complaints and prickles. The more I studied them, them more kindle they became. Poems changed a lot through the ages. As time passed by the contents, the structure and the meaning of love poems changed.
Poems at first were only about compliments: the poets praising their loved ones a lot. As time went by, romance was not the only theme in the poem. However in the 300 year period the compliment stayed the same: Roses still resemble love because of the soft grain and their lovely colour-red. Shakespeare compared his loved one to a summers day: something that brightens everyones life and thou art more lovely and more temperate. The poets praised what they saw, icon which was not much due to the ways the women dressed. Another agent may be that praising the female humps- breasts and bottoms- would be seen as vulgar and not decent.
Andrew Marvell in To His Coy Mistress praised her thine eyes and thy forehead because that was all he could see! However, the more recent ones praise their lovers personality, like today. Marvell praised the demureness of his girl and Lord Byron in She walks in beauty praises both the substance whose love is innocent - personality and Cheek so soft, so calm, yet eloquent- physical feature. He might leave used this technique of praising the personality because this is what sounds good and pleases...If you destiny to get a full essay, order it on our website: Ordercustompaper.com
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