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Faith Taylor Mrs. Gower HS BWL January 28, 2020 1. Sonnet 18 by Francesco Petrarcha may be interpreted as a poem of defeat as much as a poem of love for many reasons. One example “Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold complexion dimmed.” The way he describes how some days are too sunny and other days are cloudy easily sound like he is describing defeat just in the form of weather. 2. In sonnet 130, the elements that I find unusual is the way he describes the women. He wrote about how her lips are pale, her hair is like wire, and “Than in her breath that from my mistress reeks.” It does not sound like he is writing a love sonnet. The volta occurs in line 13 when Shakespare states, “And yet,”. He goes from describing his mistress in rude and disturbing ways to saying that he has never felt this kind of love before. I believe that the central theme of this work is

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