Shakespeare’s Sonnets

4 April 2015
An analysis of William Shakespeare’s sonnets, focusing on the intended audience and the issue of time.

This paper divides Shakespeare’s sonnets into two groups: 1 – 126 are addressed to a young man, and 127 – 152 are addressed to a dark lady. The paper describes how an analysis of the sonnets show his feelings towards these two people. The writer provides examples from several sonnets in order to illustrate the different relationship Shakespeare appears to have with the young man and the dark lady. Another issue discussed in this paper, is Shakespeare’s frequent use of time as an enemy.

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