Isolation in Othello affects the outcome of the tragedy because it causes characters to hear and believe whatever they are told. The reader can see that Shakespeare believes in using isolation to develop the...
The speaker in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Sonnet 3 muses on how unlikely it seems that a plain singer such as herself would begin a relationship with a person who has attracted royalty.
William Shakespeare is considered to be one of the greatest writers of the English language. He was born and raised in Stafford-upon-Avon in England, where he married Anne Hathaway in 1582. He left his hometown and...
Do you know how to write a Sonnet? If not, then learn the easy way here, with a detailed instruction about all the essential characteristics, rhyming schemes, quatrains, iambic pentameter, along with the example.
Analysis of Sonnet 116 as a contemplation on the nature of love.
A bit about Shakespeare and his Sonnets, followed by a focus on Sonnet XVIII "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" Includes various online links to related information, entertainment and analyses.
The Sonnet is one of the most popular and well-known poetic forms. Dating as far back as the middle Ages, it has undergone several permutations of structure and use, evolving into the several variations of form...
The speaker in Sonnet 13 muses on the idea of composing a verse about her newly found emotion of love, but she hesitates for she fears touching the grief that still molests her.
A Sonnet contrasting the Light and darkness, utilising the rose and thorn as instruments to illustrate the point, that both Light and Shadow are the dance of Love.
The speaker continues to deny her good fortune as she reveals her gratitude for the attention of her illustrious suitor; she begins to accept her lot but reluctantly.
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