Sir Thomas Wyatt - over 154 sonnets Sonnet 18 – probably a young man sonnet(kinda weird “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day…” Sonnet

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Sir Thomas Wyatt In unrequited love with Anne Boleyn who marries Henry VIII “Whoso List to Hunt” Petrarchan sonnet about Anne; refers to Henry VIII as Caesar William Shakespear e Born in Stratford-upon- Avon; called the Bard (story-teller); part owner of Globe Theater; married Anna Hathaway (7 years older); 3 children: Susanna, Hamlet and Judith At least 37 plays;
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Unformatted text preview: over 154 sonnets Sonnet 18 – probably a young man sonnet (kinda weird); “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day…” Sonnet 29 – written to rival poet; “When, in disgrace with Fortune and men’s eyes, I all alone beweep my outcasts state…” Sonnet 130 – written about dark lady; “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun…”...
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