In the last line, it indicated the hyperbole by mentioning, “ Below us, as far as my eyes could see”Tennyson 12. This shows us that he could only see so much that his eyes are weakened and old. However, in the poem, Cyrano De Bergerac the author uses loaded diction alongside vivid imagery to portray the main idea. The author emphasizes inner beauty by using terms like “ Live for I love you”. Despite this quote not having a relevant meaning towards the approach of saying that love is eternal.
“Sonnet 89” offers a mature and raw point of view that is not found in “Sonnet 75,” and this helps get across the worldview of immortal love. Furthermore, though the symbols in “Sonnet 75” were well appreciated because they made the poem more complex and interesting, Neruda used every quatrain and tercet to bring to life this endless love he feels for his lover. He adds a form to realism in the way he writes his sonnet, and this in turn, makes the poem much more relatable than “Sonnet
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning The speaker in “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” is a man in love with a woman. The man must go far away from his love but he will always be with her in spirit. Love can transcend time and space so let it not be bogged down by humanity’s limits. He tells her that they are experiencing an expansion of love not a loss of it (line 4). The author utilizes many poetic devices like romantic diction, for example no matter where any lover goes their counter part is a hairs breath away.
Sound There are no complex use of alliteration or assonance in the poem, which is suitable for his message. The last rhyme does a sense of conclusion, which emphasizes despite all the recent undermining their beauty of his affection for his mistress. Settings, themes and ideas The basic idea in the poem is to challenge the poets who use too much hyperbole in their descriptions of their love. Shakespeare makes fun of the clichés of love poetry, such as the idea that their eyes are "like the sun". Through his down to earth descriptions he shows how unrealistic are the conventional metaphors.
William Shakespeare’s sonnet, Shall I compare thee to a summers day? (sonnet 18), puts forth a display of love and affection for a lover that he held dearly in his life. Shakespeare, a well-known poet who acquired fame in England during the rule of Queen Elizabeth, gathered many people’s attention through the writing of plays which where depicted in theaters around London. In one of Shakespeare’s well-known plays, Romeo and Juliet, strong affection and love is shown between the main characters. This concept of love that Shakespeare displays in Romeo and Juliet is also shared in many of his poems, including Shall I compare thee to a summers day?
However, Galatea and Acis are in love. Polymephus tries to do all that he can do to win Galatea’s affection, such as showering her with compliments, saying that she is “more playful than a young goat, smoother than seashells polished by unceasing waves”, even proclaiming to Galatea, “if you did not flee from me, you would be lovelier than a well-watered garden” (Ovid 463). Love in the pastoral is filled with these compliment, since the love seems to be very pure and passionate. . This idea exhibited the passion that the pastoral love typically takes on.
Romeo is infatuated by Rosaline and he describes her using similar language and themes to Petrarch which he has clearly learned from a poem. This changes later on with Juliet where love is ‘experienced ‘ and not learned. Although Petrarch wrote his poems in the 1300s it is important to note that they were still popular during Shakespeare’s time and so he will have known of them and it is clear that during Shakespeare’s time men were still ‘courting’ women. This Petrarchan love can be seen through Romeo’s speech using poetic language such as “With Cupid's arrow. She hath Dian's wit” comparing Rosaline to the goddess of virginity.
In "Sonnet 73," William Shakespeare demonstrates that love and life are valuable. By suggesting that the ones you adore will not live forever. To love and cherish the time you have. Shakespeare characterizes love as a treasure that you should keep with you even through the troublesome circumstances throughout everyday life. All through the poem the speaker utilizes numerous illustrations to compare aging with nature.
He doesn’t offer much of an introduction by employing the second person “you”. In context, however, it’s apparent the addressee must be the “Fair Youth” because of the enduring upcoming ideas of bestowing immortality on the subject, the same subject the poet’s expressed strong love for (Fort). For instance, the poet explains in line three that in these contents, or the sonnet, that he will shine bright. Specifically, more bright than an unswept stone that has aged poorly over time. An unswept stone in line four likely refers to memorials and tombs.
John Donne’s poem “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” dramatizes the conflict between one lover’s revelation of beginning a long-distance relationship however, he expresses that nothing will stop the love he has for his lover; Remarkably, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell, conveys a similar message in that there is nothing that can come between two lovers. To begin with, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell sing, “No matter how far don’t worry baby / Just call my name I’ll be there in a hurry / You don’t have to worry” (4-6). The speaker in this song gives reason for his lover not to worry, “no matter how far,” in comparison, the speaker in Donne’s poem shows a similar analogy when he claims, “So let us melt, and