What is the literal meaning of the 7th stanza of the poem "The Passionate Shepherd to his Love?"
There are only 6 stanzas in "The Passionate Shepher to His Love" by Christopher Marlowe. If you mean the 6th stanza, Marlowe presents an idealized pastoral world full of romance without the harsh realities of life for a shepherd. "The shepherd swains shall dance and sing / For thy delight each May morning." The shepherd would need to tend his flock, ward off predators, and would not have time for dancing. This poem is a comment on pastoral poems which harken to an unreal idealistic view of nature, love, and life.
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