D2Kim - Joo Han Kim 1 Joo Han Kim English 2(Rough Draft#2 Professor Schamp The Way Shakespeare Depicts His Lover in Shall I Compare Thee to a

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Joo Han Kim English 2 (Rough Draft #2) Professor Schamp May 16, 2011 The Way Shakespeare Depicts His Lover in “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” William Shakespeare’s “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” is Sonnet 18 and it is considered as one of most beautiful poem. Moreover, this poem was visualized in the movie of Shakespeare in Love and even the movie was fictionalized. Maybe, people who watched the film or people who read the fiction may not know about the true meaning of the poem because Shakespeare’s passion to his lover in the film and the fiction is seemed unclear. Anyway, it is not matter for me whether it was visualized or was fictionalized because art is much longer than life and I know this poem will be remembered to a lot of people in further future. I recognized that understanding all of hidden meaning of the beautiful words’ and the romantic mood in the simple poem is hard. Understanding about poem’s real meaning is always like that to me. Because there are many different ways of implication and it makes reader to be blinded but this makes art more artistic. This is the reason why, interpret a poem in various ways or criticize a poem is important. A theme of love is most common and the theme of this poem is love but it can evoke compassion, irrespective of time. It is the way Shakespeare represents love is equally fascinating. In the poem, “Shaill Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” Shakespeare fell in love with his
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1 taught by Professor Meyer during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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