Category Archive: Sonnet

Feb 08

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130

                              Sonnet 130 My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips’ red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. I have seen roses damask’d, red and white, But no such roses see …

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Oct 02

Critical Analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 01

SONNET 1  William Shakespeare   From fairest creatures we desire increase, That thereby beauty’s rose might never die, But as the riper should by time decease, His tender heir might bear his memory: But thou, contracted to thine own bright eyes, Feed’st thy light’s flame with self-substantial fuel, Making a famine where abundance lies, Thyself …

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Oct 02

Sonnet 2 of Shakespeare

SONNET 2 Analysis William Shakespeare   When forty winters shall beseige thy brow,  And dig deep trenches in thy beauty’s field, Thy youth’s proud livery, so gazed on now, Will be a tatter’d weed, of small worth held: Then being ask’d where all thy beauty lies, Where all the treasure of thy lusty days, To …

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Sep 20

William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 18

SONNET 18 William Shakespeare    Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?  Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date:  Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimm’d;  And every …

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Jul 27

Short note on Shakespeare’s Sonnets

What is Sonnet? Write a short note on Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Definition of Sonnet: A sonnet is a short lyrical poem of fourteen iambic pentameter lines that are linked by an intricate (difficult) rhyme scheme. Each of the fourteen lines consists of five meters for which it is called pentameter. Again each of the fleet consists of …

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