The Sonnet #26 by William Shakespeare

The sonnet #26 by William Shakespeare is a fight of love and trying to win the love that is presented. He also hopes that his love will be approved and will not be judged; the ideas of difference in class, dreams, and love, coming from different backgrounds and being able to accepted that in any case. Hoping that the love he is willing to give will not looked at in a negative way instead accepted for what he is willing to give. The text presents examples of metaphors, personification, and imagery thought making it a passionate and compelling story with many hidden meanings.
The Sonnet reveals numerous examples of metaphors in it. A metaphor is when something is said to represent ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

to a metaphor; using vassalage as a way to describe his dependence on the love that may be offered; “Lord of my love, to whom in vassalage” (1). Unable to escape the hold of the love that is there because it is what he holds deep in his heart. He still allows himself to love regardless of the hardships or frustration that may come from the attachment. He also may not be able to stop loving; he does not choose who to love. So regardless of the situation he will love unconditionally. Many slaves aren’t doing the duty by will and are forced to do the unwilling task that may or may not be rewarded at the end.
Personification was an element shown in the text; Personification is when an inanimate object is given human qualities or abilities, and is used a lot in poems and other type of writing to make a picture or and idea of the situation in the readers mind. Throughout the text there were many examples, such as “Till whatsoever star that guides my moving” (9). The stars that ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.

Already a member? Login


The Sonnet #26 by William Shakespeare. (2011, March 20). Retrieved December 4, 2021, from
"The Sonnet #26 by William Shakespeare.", 20 Mar. 2011. Web. 4 Dec. 2021. <>
"The Sonnet #26 by William Shakespeare." March 20, 2011. Accessed December 4, 2021.
"The Sonnet #26 by William Shakespeare." March 20, 2011. Accessed December 4, 2021.
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays

Added: 3/20/2011 04:17:29 PM
Submitted By: kingl
Category: Shakespeare
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 1082
Pages: 4

Save | Report


Save and find your favorite essays easier

» Otherization in the "Tempest" b...
» The Second Coming by William Bu...
» Sonnet 72 Shakespeare
» William Shakespeare
» The Life Of William Shakespeare
» Life Of William Shakespeare
» Sonnet 71: Forget Me When I’m G...
» Sonnet 72
» Julius Caesar By William Shake
» My Perception Of William Shakes...
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2021 Essayworld. All rights reserved