essay.. sonnet 73 revised

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Dhaval Rana English III-HN March 20, 2009 Reminisce Poetry is a common medium for people to express themselves. William Shakespeare, a famous playwright, emphasizes the relationship between love and age in “Sonnet 73”. Sentiments of love along with those of age and death are expressed through the use of figurative language in Shakespeare’s sonnet. The poem is organized in such a way that, as it progresses, the reader feels the brawniness of true love. Sonnet 73, thoroughly explains one’s mortality and the laments that create pathways, which in the end causes love to end. The speaker finds no way out of his problem; therefore, he must accept truth. Death is the event of dying or departure from life. In “Sonnet 73” death plays a significant role in the main characters view on life. In the beginning of the poem, the author uses the metaphor of autumn to stand for his progression in years. Shakespeare compares his body to a tree losing its leaves, as he explains, “yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang” (2). The few hair
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course SCIENCE 161 taught by Professor Potenza during the Spring '10 term at Anne Arundel CC.

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