Imagery in The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

Imagery Examples in The Passionate Shepherd to His Love:

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"Woods..."   (The Passionate Shepherd to His Love)

The shepherd uses this catalogue of natural images in order to woo his love object. Throughout the poem, the speaker conflates nature with romantic and idyllic imagery. In this way, he allows the natural world to make his emotional appeal for him; nature and humanity are seen as one entity.