Concept Of Love In Sonnet

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The concept of love in Sonnets from the Portuguese 43: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
It cannot deny that love is an issue which frequently generates a great deal of heated debate. There are a several theories which try to explain the definition of love. Poetry is considered as one of the most influential ways to provide the theme of love. Thus, this critical essay mainly focuses on the theme of love in Sonnets from the Portuguese 43: How do I love thee? Let me count the ways by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861). It is the love poem. This is a sonnet because there are fourteen lines. The rhyme scheme of this sonnet is ABBA CDC DCD. Besides, most people believe that this poem provides a true love
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To live in hell, and heaven to behold by Henry Constable (1562-1613)
This critical essay examines about the concept of love in this sonnet. This poem first appeared in the Elizabethan age. It is a Shakespearean sonnet because there are fourteen lines. The rhyme scheme of this sonnet is ABAB CDCD EFEF GG. In this poem, it tries to reveal the concept of true love to show how impress of loving, Nevertheless, in my view, I am totally not agree with the concept of love in this sonnet because it is a fake love not a true love.
The writer represents the ideal of one sided love as the true love. Normally, during Elizabethan periods most people usually emphasize on the emotion of love. They tend to think that love is powerful and joyful even though this love is one sided love. Based on the research of Dr. Roy Baumeister, it indicates that good appearance, great attitude, intelligence, status, and etc., which a things cause a woman or men desirable; it is called “prone to find their love unrequited”. In Diana poem, it presents the concept of unrequited love. One of the best examples of one sided love in Diana poem is “To burn in sighs, and starve in daily tears;…” from line 6. It points out that the writer extremely suffers from one sided love. However, in “starve in daily”. It can be implied that he still continues to love her without caring his suffering. However, this concept of one sided love not true love because it is desirable
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