Poetry Analysis Of Sonnet 18 By William Shakespeare

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Poetry Analysis - Sonnet 18

Poetry is a form of literature that uses powerful aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language, such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre, to evoke meanings in addition to, or instead of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. It can be used to describe a person or tell a random, captivating story. Love poetry has been used since the beginning of writing to express feelings and thoughts; usually about another person. Love poetry is said to have a huge effect, and connection, to the way gender and its roles are portrayed. This is not always the case, as Love is limitless and not confined to definitive boundaries. William Shakespeare definitely supported this theory as no one can ever be certain who he is talking about in his sonnets. He talks about love for people, or a person, and not for a gender.is one of the most famous poets, and is most well known for his love poems and plays. Shakespeare’s sonnet 18 focuses on the loveliness of a friend or lover. The speaker is initially asked a rhetorical question comparing them to a summer's day. Shakespeare then goes on to introduce the pros and cons of the weather; from a perfect English summer's day, to a less welcoming dimmed sun and rough winds. In the end, however, it is the riveting poetry that will keep the burning love alive, defying even death.

William Shakespeare's sonnets are known around the world, and are studied by most students. His sonnets are split into two parts, sonnets 1 to 126
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