Sonnet Project - Powell 1 CLEAN COPY \u201cSonnet 18\u201d by William Shakespeare 1 Shall I compare thee to a summer\u2019s day 2 Thou art more lovely and more

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Powell 1 CLEAN COPY “Sonnet 18” by William Shakespeare 1 Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? 2 Thou art more lovely and more temperate: 3 Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, 4 And summer’s lease hath all too short a date; 5 Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, 6 And often is his gold complexion dimm'd; 7 And every fair from fair sometime declines, 8 By chance or nature’s changing course untrimm'd; 9 But thy eternal summer shall not fade, 10 Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow’st; 11 Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade, 12 When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st: 13 So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, 14 So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. - day RHYME SCHEME AND SONNET TYPE
Powell 2 “Sonnet 18” by William Shakespeare 1 Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? a 2 Thou art more lovely and more temperate: b 3 Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, a 4 And summer’s lease hath all too short a date; b 5 Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, c 6 And often is his gold complexion dimm'd; d 7 And every fair from fair sometime declines, c 8 By chance or nature’s changing course untrimm'd; d 9 But thy eternal summer shall not fade, e 10 Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow’st; f 11 Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade, e 12 When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st: f 13 So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, g 14 So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. g Sonnet Type: English Sonnet RHYME AND METER
Powell 3 “Sonnet 18” by William Shakespeare 1 Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? 2 Thou art more lovely and more temperate: 3 Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, 4 And summer’s lease hath all too short a date; 5 Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, 6 And often is his gold complexion dimm'd; 7 And every fair from fair sometime declines, 8 By chance or nature’s changing course untrimm'd; 9 But thy eternal summer shall not fade, 10 Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow’st; 11 Nor shall death brag thou wander’st in his shade, 12 When in eternal lines to time thou grow’st: 13 So long as men can breathe or eyes can see, 14 So long lives this, and this gives life to thee. VOCABULARY
Powell 4 1. Summer- a time of blossoming, greatest happiness, etc. 2. Lovely- exquisitely beautiful. 3. Temperate- showing moderation or self-restraint. 4. Rough- not gentle; violent or boisterous. 5. Shake- move (an object) up and down or from side to side with rapid, forceful, jerky movements. 6. Darling- beloved. 7. Bud- a compact knoblike growth on a plant that develops into a leaf, flower, or shoot. 8. May- the early vigorous blooming part of human life.

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