Theme Of Sonnet 18

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Sonnet 18 The poem “sonnet 18” is written by William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare was born on 26 April 1564. He was an English poet, play write and an actor. One of his famous astonishing works consisted of 154 sonnets, from one to hundred and twenty six sonnets was written to a youthful man and the rest were for women. Sonnet means a poem that contains 14 lines that are sequenced into 4 quatrains and 2 couplets at the end which has a rhyme scheme of abab cdcd efef in the beginning. The themes of the sonnets were all about love, grace and mortality. William Shakespeare passed away on April 23, 1616.
To begin with, the title was named by sonnet which gave us a visualization of the fashionable and difficult artwork form in these types of poems. Sonnet was actually taken from the Italian language.
First of all, from line 1- 4 the poet starts off with a question that has been addressed to the reader “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”(Line 1). The poet compares his beloved
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In line 2, “Thou art more lovely and more temperate” he uses repetition for the word more to ensure the difference in summer and his beloved one. Line 5, alliteration is used in the words “hot... Heaven”. He uses repetition in lines 4,5 and 6 in the word “And” emphasizes the non-stopping beautiful things about his beloved one. In line 10 and 11 they both contain the word “nor” which reflects the mortality of the youthful person’s beauty which cannot be taken away. The visualization of imagery starts off in line 3 “Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May”. This line visualizes that even though nature is beautiful and appealing to the humans eyes there is has to be a sense of imperfection because beauty is perfectly imperfect in some ways. It’s a natural cycle in changing and fading as when autumn takes summer’s place but, the youth man’s beauty will always
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