What are the rhetorical strategies Marvell uses in "To His Coy Mistress" to persuade his lover to yield to his blandishments?

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Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" is one gentleman's attempt to woo his lover into consummating their relationship—an appeal to the concept of carpe diem (meaning "seize the day"). The girl has clearly said no before, so he takes on several different strategies to convince her.

The first rhetorical strategy is logos. The speaker appeals to the woman's logic by basically telling her they’re not going to live forever. If they did, they’d certainly take their time:

An hundred years should go to praise
Thine eyes, and on thy forehead gaze;
Two hundred to adore each breast,
But thirty thousand to the rest . . .

This is not the only strategy the narrator uses that presents...

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