When I read Sonnet 43, "How do I love thee?" I was very impressed with it. I have read a lot of

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When I read Sonnet 43, "How do I love thee?" I was very impressed with it. I have read a lot of things about love, and I do know a lot about love as well. When reading it, I was very intrigued with how much the writer described their love for this person, and the depths they went to describe it as well. It is a true love from what I can read, especially from the lines "I love thee to the depth and breadth and height", "I love thee purely, as they turn from praise. I love thee with the passion put to use", "With my lost saints. I love thee with the breath, Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death." This is imagery for the mind to me, it helps me to clearly understand the love and be…show more content…
This brings light to the piece, and makes us see calm candle light and the sweet days sun which helps us to see the love the same way. Imagery can help a piece of literature by giving us visuals, and when speaking about love it is hard to capture that. But this piece had a good way of doing it. The ryhme scheme of this piece of literature is very good. It doesn't exactly ryhme with each new sentence, but it doesn't have to. The scheme is the same with every line, and they all work together to form a great poem and sonnet. I like sonnets because they are short and sweet, and get right down to the point. The schemes help enhance the sonnet by making us use our more sophisticated words, words from back then such as: Thee, shall, praise, ideal, grace, soul, and breadth. The use of these words help to make the sonnet sound more from the time it was written in. And that is always important, it's like a setting in a way because it helps to establish that the piece was written in the Victorian Age. My interpretation of this piece of literature is that is was simply wonderful, it was thought out very well and the writer was very clear of their feelings and of their thoughts to this one person they were speaking about. It really goes to show that feelings overtake everything, and that when a love is so powerful, everybody is able to see it. Not just the writer and the person they are talking about, if you use your words clearly enough

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