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CLIP 11724

Andrew Marvell: To His Coy Mistress

Andrew Marvell: To His Coy Mistress

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Key Info
  • Andrew Marvell: To His Coy Mistress
  • Duration: 03:41
  • A modern dramatisation of Andrew Marvell’s 'To His Coy Mistress' set in an office showing a male office worker using the poem to seduce a female worker. Followed by a dramatisation of ‘Momentous Words’ by Edward Rowland Sill which also examines the theme of seizing the moment.
  • Subject:



    Poetry: 17th Century

  • Keywords: Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress, Momentous Words, Edward Rowland Sill
Ideas for use in class
  • To introduce the theme of Marvell's poem and get pupils to understand the idea of making every second count.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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