William Shakespeare Sonnet 116 Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116.

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  • William ShakespeareSonnet 116Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • What is the poet saying?Quatrain 1Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove.

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Quatrain 1Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Quatrain 1Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Quatrain 2Oh no! It is an ever-fixd mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken. It is the star to every wandering bark, Whose worths unknown, although his height be taken.

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Quatrain 2Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Quatrain 3Loves not Times fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickles compass come. Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom.

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Quatrain 3Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • CoupletGeschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • How does he go about saying it?Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • Meter

    Oh no! It is an ever fixd mark

    Iambic PentameterGeschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • MetaphorComparing love to things that remain constantSeamarkNorth Star

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • ImageryNautical Imageryever-fixed marktempestswandering barkstarhis height be taken

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

  • PersonificationLoves not Times fool/within his bending sickles compass come (9-10)Time is personified as the grim reaper

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

    Geschke/British Literature Shakespeare Sonnet 116

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