How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (Sonnet 43)
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. (Sonnet 43) Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
In this sonnet, love is everything. Loving the beloved is the way that the speaker actually knows she exists. Trying to list the different types of love that she feels, and to work out the relation...
Grief and Loss
By including references to her feelings of grief, bitterness, and the loss of innocence, the speaker of this poem gives her love a more realistic edge. The love she feels for "thee" is beautiful an...