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Name: Class: Date: Shakespeare's Sonnet #18 by William Shakespeare 1. In the first line, what is Shakespeare comparing the object of his love to? 2. Why would Shakespeare compare his love to a summer day? 3. Summarize the first quatrain to show what Shakespeare is saying. 4. Summarize the second quatrain to show what Shakespeare is saying. 5. Summarize the third quatrain to show what Shakespeare is saying. 6. What is “thy eternal summer”? What kind of figure of language is this?
7. Why can’t death brag? 8. Why would Shakespeare compare his love to a summer day? Why not pick something else? 9.Identify an example of metaphor used in the poem. 10. Identify and example of personification used in the poem. Multiple Choice 1. RL.2 PART A: Which of the following best describes a theme of the sonnet?

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