The Passionate Shepherd to His Love Questions and Answers
by Christopher Marlowe

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Who is the speaker in "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love?"

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In the simplest of terms, the speaker in Marlowe's poem is a shepherd who is love with another person.  From the title, it becomes clear that the subject of the pastoral poem is an unnamed shepherd who declares his love to another in the first line:  "“Come live with me, and be my love."  The shepherd continues to speak in terms of enticing the object of his love to remain with him in the countryside.  Assurances...

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