Theme Of Love In Shakespeare's Sonnet 116

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How is love presented in different ways by poets?
The love is defined hardly as it is percepted differently from person to person, but in a literal definition: “love is a strong feeling of affection.” . Many poets have written about love, some trying to figure out what real love is and some shared their (or imagined) experiences, offering many different views on love and some negative effects of it as well as the positive.
A Sonnet is a poem, expression of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment. It is always containing 14 lines and is usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes. William Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 116” is a poem about love in its most ideal form. He is devoted into explaining
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Destructive love had always produced an immersive emotions of sadness among the writers. In the ballad “La Belle Dame Sans Merci” (“The Lovely Lady Without Mercy”) the writer tales about a knight who is “haggard and woe-begone”, devoured by the feeling of sadness. The ballad is divided into three sections: the first three stanzas, where the knight is questioned by the unidentified observer, the second one with six stanzas in which the knight describes his experiences with the “magical” lady, and the final three stanzas describe the lady’s true side and the reason for the knight’s despair. The structure is created in “ballad stanzas”, which are in alternating iambic tetrameters and in the trimeter lines. The ballad has a deliberate and slow movement, suggesting something terrible had happened and is about to be told. The writer describes a lily as a traditional symbol of death and the rose as the traditional symbol of love in a same stanza to directly oppose and link each other. The ballad is full of repetitions which symbolise writer's opinion about women and love. The pathetic fallacy is used to “attribute human qualities and emotions to inanimate objects of nature” and in this case display what destructive love is capable
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