A Review Of A Shakespearean Sonnet



Each format greatly affects ones poem and the chosen theme. The
sonnet has clear thought divisions and the theme of love is a good choice
for a short poem. Shakespeare uses good sound devices to epitomize the
theme and form. This Shakespearean sonnet by William Shakespeare is a good
example of how the sonnet form is complimentary to the theme.
In this Shakespearean sonnet, the form conforms to the original
format. Both the original and this poem have three quatrains and a
concluding couplet and have a clear thought division about half way through
the sonnet.

"And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance, or nature's changing course, ...

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has chosen is love and this theme works well with the sonnet
format. The first half of this sonnet is written about how the subject is
like a summer's day, for example: "Thou art more lovely and more
temperate:" (line 2) and after line eight, Shakespeare concludes that the
subject cannot be a summer's day because they are more beautiful and will
last longer than summer itself. The sonnet form is suitable for this theme
because it allows the direct comparison of the subject to a summer's
day, and the thought division allows the author to change his mind and
reconsider the comparison.
Shakespeare uses many sound devices in this sonnet. The sound
devices exemplify the theme and the form. In line eleven, Shakespeare
writes, "Nor shall death brag thou wanderest in his shade,." This is a
solid example of euphanism. Euphanism is important in a line such as this
in a love poem because one cannot just say, 'You will not die.' A love
poem is supposed to be soft and suggestive ...

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