Sonnet 130 Analysis

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Sonnet Analysis-Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare
I will be writing about “Sonnet 130” that was written in 1609 by William Shakespeare. The theme of this sonnet is romance, but it isn’t the conventional love poem were you praise your mistress and point out to the readers all the ways in which she is perfect and the best. In this sonnet we could see that beauty isn’t a rush when you talk about love and how does Shakespeare compares her mistress appearance to things which she isn’t, this means her mistress isn’t the like a “Super model” however he loves her imperfections because those are the ones which make her a human.
In the first quatrain of the sonnet we could see more clearly what I told above.
“My mistress’ eyes are nothing like
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The rhyme scheme is typical of a sonnet, it has an (abab, cdcd, efef, gg) 14 line rhyme structure , this type of rhyme helps us understand better the poem and enjoy it more, as it gives an more interesting and organize effect. Shakespeare uses hyperbole, metaphors and comparisons as literary devices to develop the point we want to give on this sonnet, as the same time this literacy devices create a more interesting effect, as it gives the reader the opportunity to be more open minded and have better images of what the speaker is talking about, and don’t have an abstract image of it.
In conclusion, we can see how Shakespeare doesn’t use false comparisons, he avoids the unrealistic adjectives which could be find in other sonnets of authors describing how perfect her mistress is, he instead prefers to give the reader a more honest description about the women he loves. He describes all her imperfections but he still loves her just the way she
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