William Shakespeare, as we know, is considered as the most famous poet, playwright, and the greatest dramatist of all time. Although Shakespeare’s exact date of birth still remains a mystery to many Shakespearians. Nevertheless, some people believe that Shakespeare was born in 1594. His married life began very early. When he was 18, he married Anne Hathaway, 8 years older than him, and had a child one year later. During his lifetime, Shakespeare was very successful as a poet and a playwright (Bio.).As a playwright, Shakespeare mainly focused on histories and comedies in his early life. 15 out of 37 plays, written by Shakespeare, were published by 1597. Moreover, his talent continued flourishin...
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...; he always loves her with all his heart which makes him become the unique poet among other famous romantic poem writers.
Furthermore, although the tone of this poem makes readers feel like Shakespeare means to humiliate women, if we carefully look at the poem, we can vividly see that Shakespeare’s main purposes is to mock the beautiful superficial appearance of woman and to convey the sacred meanings of true love.
In my opinion, I think the sonnet 130th is the typical love sonnet that we should read in order to understand Shakespeare’s point of view about love and beauty. Reading this poem reminds me about what the true love is, for nowadays, people tend to disregard to the meanings true love. They pay more attention to one’s appearance rather than their characteristics. Love will definitely last forever if we truly love each other by our hearts, not by our eyes.
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