Do you live for today, or worry about tomorrow If you live for today you follow the ideals of Carpe Diem, which is defined as seize the day. Many people and lifestyles follow these ideals and, they do not worry about tomorrow.
In The Passionate Shepherd, Marlowe shows seizing the day by thinking of everything beautifully. To him nothing seems bad or negative. The shepherd wants to live his life to fullest with his love forever. He sees life as perfect, and wants to give his love every luxury that she could want.
?Come live with me, and be my love,
And we will all the pleasures prove
That valleys, groves, hills, and fields,
Woods or steepy mountains yields.? (Marlowe, p. 233)
He wants to live with her in the woods, and enjoy all that nature offers. ?A belt of straw and ivy buds, with coral clasps and amber studs.? (Marlowe, p. 233) He is telling his love that she will have every material possession that she could ever dream of, if she comes with him.
?The shepherd swains shall dance and sing,
For thy delight each May morning.
If these delights thy mind may
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