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“No Longer Mourn For Me When I Am Dead”
Read the sonnet with a sarcastic angry tone and a whole different meaning is found. He uses words and angry phrases that repeat and reflect off of each other. I believe the author does not want people to be saddened by his death. Not because he cares for the people but because he is angry. It is almost as if he sees his death as a last joke he had on them. In lines 3 and 4 he says
“Give warning to the world that I am fled,
From this vile world with vilest worms to dwell.”
he repeats vile and seems to have a very angry tone. He says that this world is vile and that the people who dwell in it are worms. He has fled from that world and now he feels it is their turn to feel unwanted and angry.
In the line “Nay, if you read this line, remember not, the hand that writ it, for I love you so, that I in your sweet thoughts would be forgot, ” he is being machiavellian, he points out that he loved her and is being a martyr about the fact that he thinks in her sweet thoughts she would forget him. His anger is surpassed by his death, now the one who he thought did not love him in life is stuck with out him forever because he is dead. “Do not so much as my poor name rehearse, But let your love even with my life decay,” He is saying do not think of me or speak my name after I am dead, but feel bad and let your love for me decay with his body.
Almost a suicide note of someone who is very angry, when read a certain way you can see totally different things in a poem.
Last lines” Lest the wise world should look into your moan and mock you with me after I am gone.” The whole world and me are now mocking you because everyone knows what she has done.
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"No Longer Mourn For Me", by William Shakespeare