Metaphor To Conveys The Meaning Of The Sonnet

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Lastly, Pack’s use of a metaphor to conveys the meaning of the sonnet. The Voice stated, “Leaf blooms, burns red before delighted eyes/ Here beauty makes of dying ecstasy”. The leaf is a symbol the Voice’s past ability to love, for they were once able to to “bloom” or live without such despair. The metaphor is expanded on when he mentions the beauty dying. This contributes the overall theme that the Voice is suffering, and perhaps gives the reader incite on the root of the Voice’s personal issues. Perhaps the Voice suffered from the loss of a loved on. This possible underlying meaning if the metaphor connects with the rest of the sonnet for the Voice mention grief, crying, and death.
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