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Per.4 2/7/17 TPS-FASTT Sonnet XVIII T itle : In this sonnet “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” doesn’t have a proper title located in the very top, but it is located in the very first sentence of the sonnet. This is probably written to someone because it is asking permission to compare them to a season. P araphrase : On the first line, it is a concern that it would not be the best comparison to this person because this special someone is better than this. The second line is that summer is perfect the way it is, it's mellow and calm. Third line is movement makes the flowers move in a gentle way. After that the fourth line explains that the season doesn’t last long enough. Fifth line is saying that it's too hot during the summer. In the sixth, clouds dimm his complexion, his lover could be a man. The seventh shows that beauty sometimes declines and fades. Time or accidents can change it, on line eight. On line nine is that you will never become ugly, and the beauty won’t fade. On ten that beauty cannot be lost. On line eleven and twelve, he said that it will never die, on twelve is you will become eternal. As long as there is life on earth,your beauty will never fade because it is written down as long as earth is still alive, on lines thirteen and fourteen. S peaker : The speaker in “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” sounds like a lover who wants to express his love to her, to show how much she is to him. Yet he knows that she could be better described as instead of a summer day because there are flaws to a summer’s day. This speaker also is trying to convince the mate that he cares about her enough to say that her beauty will last forever. F igurative Language : Figurative language in “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” has personification, hyperboles, and metaphors. With personification , line five

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