para 3 weeek 1 - bright and not too dark, but her beauty is...

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Jinal Patel Sonnet 18, written by William Shakespeare, shows the characteristics and features of the woman Shakespeare loves, and how she is special from the rest of the women in his society. The first quatrain, he explains why his beloved is not like a typical summer’s day, because his beloved is more beautiful and more comforting. The two main reasons why a summer day can’t be compared to his beloved are because summer is windy due to the end of spring, and summer will end eventually. The second quatrain, Shakespeare compares his beloveds’ beauty to the sun, and the heaven. He says the sun has its days of being just perfect not too
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Unformatted text preview: bright and not too dark, but her beauty is natural and never ending beauty. The third quatrain takes a little turn in the poem, and illustrates that her beauty will never diminish. She will always own the beauty, and will never be scared of death, because this poem will grow forever in time. The turning point is when he concludes that if people can read this and are able to see his love throw the poem, then she will live forever. This poem expresses the love Shakespeare has for his beloved in a way that his love is eternal, and her beauty is incomparable, and shall never fear death....
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course PHR 121 taught by Professor Witek during the Spring '10 term at Bergen Community College.

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