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What argument is the shepherd making in “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe? 

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The shepherd narrator in Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" is making a simple request of the woman he loves: please come and live with me forever.

To make this case, the shepherd tries to persuade her that they will have a lovely life together by drawing her a picture, using all the senses, of what their life together will be like.

First they will sit upon the rocks each day, watching the shepherds herd their flocks,...

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