para 4 week 1 - rosy. He admits that her breath isn’t...

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Jinal Patel Sonnet 130 is one of Shakespeare’s famous poetry, which expresses love for his beloved. This poem, though, seems to be negative at first glance, but later the explanation in class helped explain the poem. The poem is states the natural beauty of Shakespeare’s beloved, different then the other women in the society. The first quatrain says that her eyes are not like the sun, too bright to look at; her lips aren’t coral red, lipstick; her breast is natural skin color, not with makeup to make it look white; her hair are natural unlike the other ladies with a wig (in the old times women wore wigs to look beautiful). The second quatrain compares her cheeks to roses; because they are naturally rosy it doesn’t need make up for it to be
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Unformatted text preview: rosy. He admits that her breath isn’t anything like perfume, but breath is not supposed to smell like perfume. Shakespeare says he loves to hear her speak but yet it isn’t as pleasant as music. He also says he has never seen a goddess go but she walks very close to earth: she is down to earth. He finally concludes that even though she isn’t perfect and doesn’t have the beauty the other women had, he still loved her the way she was. He also says his love is rare, and more special because she is natural she doesn’t have false intentions to look beautiful. The poem shows the true love Shakespeare has for his beloved, naturally beautiful....
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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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