Critical Appreciation Of Summer Day By Shakespeare

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This poem begins with the question; Shall I compare the woman that is his lover to a summer day? The tenderness and compassion that they share, he chose to compare their love to a summer day. The theme in poem speaks of summertime, which is primarily known for being a time where flowers have bloomed, the days along, clear and beautiful. In this poem the speaker uses summer to symbolize his love, comparing it to winter. In most cases, people’s tend to compare summer with the lovely times that people have, in comparison to winter when the weather gets cold and flowers die, trees lose their leaves and hibernate. After all, when the speaker compares his love to a summer day, I believe he is speaking of his love being renewed as summer is renewed…show more content…
The Shakespeare talks about how the sun often goes behind the clouds and become dim. Even in relationships, things are not always perfect, that would be times when there are disagreements and things aren’t very bright, the relationship seems to dim. Shakespeare spoke of their love never fading or tarnishing throughout the course of time.
Nor shall Death brag thou wander’st in his shade, When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st” In this passage of the poem Shakespeare, implying that death will always eventually conquer life, but he was not going to allow death to cheat him and take away his love. So many times in life, death steps in and take away the thing or person we love the most. In this poem Shakespeare ensured immortality by capturing this season in time and words. As stated in Godfather Death, “Death does not discriminate, it treats everyone equally.” In this poem I believe Shakespeare meant, whatever life’s deals him, she will live forever, because through this poem she has been immortalized.
So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, / So long lives this, and this gives life to
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