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    Shakespeare's Sonnets

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    Shakespeare's Sonnets Shakespeare's sonnets, as poems, have been obscured by the enormous amount of speculation, much of it unjustified, that has grown up around the problems presented by the dedication.  The following sonnet is commonly grouped with 125 others that are believed to have been written to a much admired young man, who was Shakespeare's junior in both years and social status. The form in which the poem is written is often referred to as Shakespearean or English form.  As in

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    SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS

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    A sonnet is a lyric poem of fourteen lines, following one of several set of rhyme-schemes. Critics of the sonnet have recognized varying classifications, but the two characteristic sonnet types are the Italian type (Petrarchan) and the English type (Shakespearean). Shakespeare is still nowadays seen as in idol in English literature. No one can read one of his works and be left indifferent. His way of writing is truly fascinating. His sonnets, which are his most popular work, reflect several strong

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    Shakespeare’s Sonnets is a collection of poems, which portray themes such as the nature of time, love, beauty and mortality. Among Shakespeare’s 154 pieces of fine poetry, Sonnets 1, 18, 60 and 146 stand out the most, attracting the attention of many critics. Shakespeare’s ability to summarize human emotions in a simple yet an eloquent manner through his verse, his powerful use of language, his large variety of metaphorical themes and his strong description of the characters and nature makes his

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    Copmaring Shakespeare's Sonnets 116 and 147 Light/Dark. Comfort/Despair. Love/Hate. These three pairs of words manage to sum up William Shakespeare's "Sonnet 116" and "Sonnet 147," while also demonstrating the duality of Shakespeare's heart. "Sonnet 116" reveals to a careful reader the aspects of Shakespeare's concept of what ideal love is. However, "Sonnet 147" shows the danger of believing in this ideal form of love. These two sonnets perfectly complement and clarify each other while

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    Almost four hundred years after his death, William Shakespeare's work continues to live on through his readers. He provides them with vivid images of what love was like during the 1600's. Shakespeare put virtually indescribable feelings into beautiful words that fit the specific form of the sonnet. He wrote 154 sonnets; all of which discuss some stage or feature of love. Love was the common theme during the time Shakespeare was writing. However, Shakespeare wrote about it in such a way that captivated

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    Shakespeare's Sonnets

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    Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets. Of those, he wrote 150 to a specific person (like a lover) or a spiritual entity (such as the muse, or time). He only wrote four without a named subject or recipient, and so the content of these may reveal something different than the other 150. The first two, sonnet 5 and 94, analyze beauty and the merits of inner versus outer beauty, while the latter two, 116 and 129, discuss love in a completely contradictory manner. From both pairs, a stark comparison can be drawn;

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    Shakespeare's Sonnet 18

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    This sonnet is by far one of the most interesting poems in the book. Of Shakespeare's sonnets in the text, this is one of the most moving lyric poems that I have ever read. There is great use of imagery within the sonnet. This is not to say that the rest of the poems in the book were not good, but this to me was the best, most interesting, and most beautiful of them. It is mainly due to the simplicity and loveliness of the poem’s praise of the beloved woman that it has guaranteed its place in my

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    Shakespeare's Sonnet 18

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    Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 has the same theme as Sonnet 75 by Spenser: the poet makes his beloved immortal by means of his poetry. This theme is a conventional one in Elizabethan sonnets. But Shakespeare and Spenser treat it in an original and individual manner. Spenser starts from a concrete situation and uses dialogue to make his point. Shakespeare writes a monologue in the form of an address. It contains a carefully reasoned argument which, as in many of Shakespeare's sonnets, moves in a series of

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    Shakespeare's Sonnets

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    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

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    Shakespeare's Sonnet #73

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    Shakespeare's Sonnet #73, published in 1609, is written in the Shakespearean or English sonnet style. It consists of three quatrains and one couplet at the end, written in iambic pentameters. Each quatrain has its own rhyme scheme, rhyming in alternating lines. The couplet summarizes the preceding twelve lines. Sonnet 73 appears to contain multiple parallels to death and the person speaking in the poem gives the impression that he is near death and reflecting back upon life. The first quatrain, “That

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