Thesis Statement: Marvell uses three tactics in the three stanzas to convince his mistress to make love to him immediately. .
I. In the first stanza, the man tires to smooth talk the women.
A. The man talks about having all the time in the world to spend together.
B. The man talks about that he will love and praise her during this time before receiving any kind of sexual intercourse.
II. The next stanza, the sweet mood of the poem being to change when it stars with the word â€œbut.â€.
A. The poem has changed from a romantic mood towards a sexual mood.
B. The man has changed is mindset from loving her forever to lets just jump in the hay.
III. The third stanza finished the transition by beginning with the word â€œnow.â€.
A. He goes from loving her forever to saying no time is left and they shall make love promptly.
B. Their love might not last forever because they are going to get old and makes blunt that he wants sex now.
Analysis of â€œTo His Coy Mistressâ€.
Andrew Marvelâ€™s â€œTo His Coy Mistressâ€ is an incredibly revealing poem about his sexual feelings towards a certain women. Throughout the piece, he tries to persuade a young lady to â€œseize the dayâ€ and have sex now, instead of waiting until marriage. This poem is very descriptive and explains how he plans on taking her precious innocent virginity away. Marvell uses three tactics in the three stanzas to convince his mistress to make love to him immediately. .
In the first stanza, the man tries to smooth talk the woman. In this stanza, the man talks about having all the time in the world to spend together. He used phrases such as: â€œlove you ten years before the Flood,â€ â€œan hundred years should go to praise,â€ and â€œtwo hundred to adore each beast, but thirty thousand to the restâ€ (591; stz.1, pt. 6). Each of these phrases uses great imagery to show the amount of time the couple might have.