My Mistress Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun Analysis

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A key part in everyone’s life eventually, beauty standards and their impact might appear in a person’s youth or later down the line in his or her life. If a gorgeous girl is not extremely quick-witted, people will say that she is in a favorable situation thanks to her looks due to the fact that they will get her ahead in her life. Pleasurable features could also play a valuable part in your career choices or options. These over the top beauty standards can cause a false hope in relationships and life. According to Amanda Mabillard in her analysis of Shakespeare’s “My Mistress’ Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun,” “The ordinary beauty and humanity of his lover are important to Shakespeare in this sonnet.” This tells of how the simplicity of his…show more content…
These marks identify me; they help me remember where I have been and where I am going. Certain flaws should not cause me feel like I am not a charming as the next girl. On the outside, we are all different, and I believe that society should not place women or men into a box filled with beauty standards. Current stereotypes and of Shakespeare’s time are similar in manifold ways. These stereotypes thrust upon girls at such a young age can cause them to compare themselves to one another. One might want the other’s nose, while one might want to be shorter like the other. When I was younger, I just wanted to be thinner. To look like those girls on the magazine covers I what I desired, which is an unattainable goal in my everyday life. Just like how these girls, and even myself, compare themselves to each other, Shakespeare compares his lover to the ideal woman of his own time. Stating another way that his lover varies from the ideals of the time, Shakespeare compares her hair to those of others lovers when he states the following: “If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head.” In the public today, women want long, silky hair. Over the years, it seems that society believes that blonde hair is more attractive, and women with blonde hair have bounteous amounts of fun and act more impromptu. I, on the other hand, have shorter, dark brunette hair, but this does not mean I cannot have fun or be just as attractive as a “bombshell blonde.”
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