ENG POEM ANALYSIS ESSAY - Ghafoor 1 Sidra Ghafoor English...

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Ghafoor 1Sidra GhafoorEnglish IV (3)Ms. Miller14 December 2010Poetry Analysis Essay (CHANGE TITLE)In the love sonnet titled ‘Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day?’ by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare describes his beloved as a subject of the sonnet to a “[S]ummer’s [D]ay”, in which he finds it as a greatest quality in the final two lines of the sonnet, also known as a couplet (Shakespeare, Line 1.) The sonnet contains three quartets, and a couplet. Shakespeare compares the love of his life, from being beautiful to a perfect and timeless season, and he does so in just fourteen lines. In this sonnet, Shakespeare keeps his love alive in this sonnet and uses a variety of techniques to demonstrate how love is more brilliant and everlasting than a summer's day.In the first quatrain Shakespeare starts off the sonnet with a question, “[s]hall I compare thee to a summer’s day?” getting the reader to think if love really is as beautiful as summer or a summer day (Shakespeare, Line 1.) Then Shakespeare moves into the devoting to such a comparison of the love and summer in the next eleven lines by answering the following question.

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