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Love Poems, like itself, can be light hearted, heavy hearted or passionate. Compare three or four poems from 'Hearts and Partners', showing how loving relationships can be presented in different ways.

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Love Poems, like itself, can be light hearted, heavy hearted or passionate. Compare three or four poems from 'Hearts and Partners', showing how loving relationships can be presented in different ways. 'The Beggar Woman', 'To His Coy Mistress' and 'One Flesh' are all love poems but they all are different in many different ways in Subject, Structure and Language. ...read more.

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'To His Coy Mistress' uses language like 'Thus', 'Nor' and 'Amorous' The Beggar Woman' also uses the same language techniques. How ever in comparison to 'One Flesh' which is more modern and uses everyday language techniques also alliteration 'cold' word to set tone. The subject of 'The Beggar Woman' and 'To His Coy Mistress' are both about sexually frustrated men, sex in both poems are not really wanted by the women. ...read more.

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Also the structure a, b, a, b, a, a, - stanzas 1 +2, a, b, a, b, a, b the Poet alters rhyme to emphasise 'cold'. 'To His Coy Mistress' uses similes, metaphors, written with more educated language in comparison to 'The Beggar Woman' which uses less similes and metaphors. In comparison the three poems use very different language techniques, subjects and structure. This helps the poems have different descriptions and subjects due to the different times in which they where written. ...read more.

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