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Sonnet 116 Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Does the poem’s proposed view of love function in the real world, or is it simply a utopian ideal?
- Do you agree with the poet’s view of love as eternal and unchanging?
- There are many different kinds of love out there, such as romantic, familial, and platonic. Can the ideas posed in this poem apply to all of them?
- The poet implies that love is the only guiding light that we have in this troublesome world. Do you agree or disagree?