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Unformatted text preview: Sonnet 30 Poetry Analysis Sonnet 30 by William Shakespeare is an English (Shakespearian) sonnet. This particular sonnet by Shakespeare is referencing the speakers thoughts and regretting his past, but finally remembering a friend of the present. In lines one and two, the speaker is just saying that he is thankful for sweet time to think alone, and he starts to think of the past. In the next two lines, the speaker shows that he wasted many years of his life and didnt achieve what he wanted, yet he believes he is wasting his time thinking of the past. Within the next four lines the speaker states that he cries and cries even though his eyes are not used to tears, and laments the loss of many things he loved. Inside the next four lines the reader basically declares that he thinks of old mistakes over and over, and that he cannot forget. He says he blames himself even though it is not his fault. In the last two sentences, the whole mood shifts and the speaker states that he thinks not his fault....
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course ECON 102 taught by Professor Calvin during the Spring '11 term at Oxford Brookes.
- Spring '11