Literary Elements In William Shakespeare's Sonnet 18

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“Sonnet 18" by William Shakespeare it may be the best well-known of all sonnets. In "Sonnet 18", William Shakespeare offers a unique perspective on the comparisons that were popular in the sonnet times. "Sonnet 18" is committed to admire a friend or lover, usually known as the "fair youth." The sonnet itself guarantees that this person beauty will have remained sustained; even through death; the lines of verse will continue to be read by future generations; when a speaker, poet, and an admirer are no more, maintaining the correct illustration alive through the influence of poetry. This essay will examine "Sonnet 18" by William Shakespeare and discuss how he used literary elements in creating this short story.
Initially, the poem begins with a question “Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?” which is a verbal inquiry, as the narrator doesn’t care how or whether
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The lines are directed to how the narrator is going to protect the friend or lover from the fate of vanishing away. The lover life is described in a metaphor as a "summer," and then the beauty is labeled in another metaphor as a product than can be held or allocated. Death is then alive, as the supervisor of the shadow. In conclusion the "lines to time" are a metaphor for verse, which will eventually protect the lover and "eternal”, is a similarity with "eternal summer" in line nine. Note how the tune of the poem begins to change in line nine-twelve from a happy tone at the beginning of the poem to a serious tone. Lines thirteen-fourteen the narrator is speaking to all mankind; stating that as long as men live and can read the poem will continue to be alive. Well, it depends what he meant by "alive." If we read alive methodically, as flourishing, well then alive is definitely a metaphor. But if we read alive as the existence of some kind then perhaps he does mean literally, since the poem and the lover exist for us in some

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