The Shepherd

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  • Created on: 11-04-13 16:26
  • The Shepherd roams freely and is an emblem of natural freedom
  • He is in touch with natural, instinctive love, and has an idyllic life
  • Like 'The Lamb', this poem plays on conventional biblical imagery of the 'good shepherd'
  • It also adopts the equally conventional poetic identification of the shepherd with the poet
  • The shepherd ability to roam freely and free himself from the trammels of city life is God-like; an ultimate father…


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