2. Key Ideas and Details: What does the speaker appreciate most about his beloved, and how can you tell? 3. Key Ideas and Details: How does the tone of the speaker’s praise shift in the final couplet?
4. Paraphrase each quatrain and the couplet. To aid in your understanding, try to paraphrase each sentence in the poem. Original “Normal People Words” Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Shall I compare you to a summer day?