Shakespeare's Sonnets

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Shakespeare lives on through each and every soul; for it is whenever you strive to do your best you are reminded that you are capable. Shakespeare’s sonnets empower people all around the world as well as unite others under one cause. Although Shakespeare himself may have written the sonnets years ago, we reflect on them and are able to learn from them. One cause, one love, one purpose. Shakespeare is able to capture the qualities of love, friendship and values of marriage with nothing more than a few words creating a sonnet.

Shakespeare manages to make a person feel something that is indescribable better known as the feeling of love. Love will find its’ way in the end; it is something that drives all of us as human beings, for everyone wants to be loved. In Shakespeare's sonnet 116: Let me not to the Marriage of True Minds, the importance of love is discussed. As well the importance of interfering with love is noted. Love has a path for everyone, and sometimes not every follows their path. Sonnet 130: My Mistress’ Eyes are nothing like the Sun, explains the importance of individuality when dealing with love. Not just in love, but in life in general you must stay true to yourself. For it is far better to be yourself and be happy than be something or someone you are not and not be happy. Love is a challenge, there are going to be broken bonds when dealing with love, not everything is going to instantly connect. In Shakespeare’s sonnet 147: My Love is as a Fever Longing Still, he writes about the infatuation with love itself. “My love is a fever longing still” (Shakespeare). Love is what ultimately keeps you going. It is the driving force behind everything that everyone wants out of life, for if you have no one to s...

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"Sonnet 126: O Thou, My Lovely Boy, Who In Thy Pow’r." No Sweat Shakespeare RSS2. N.p., 2004. Web. 04 Feb. 2014. .

"Sonnet 133: Beshrew That Heart That Makes My Heart To Groan." No Sweat Shakespeare RSS2. N.p., 2004. Web. 04 Feb. 2014. .

"Sonnet 115: Those Lines That I Before Have Writ Do Lie." No Sweat Shakespeare RSS2. N.p., 2004. Web. 04 Feb. 2014. .

"Sonnet 120: That You Were Once Unkind Befriends Me Now." No Sweat Shakespeare RSS2. N.p., 2004. Web. 04 Feb. 2014. .

"Sonnet 124: If My Dear Love Were But The Child Of State." No Sweat Shakespeare RSS2. N.p., 2004. Web. 04 Feb. 2014. .

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