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How Many Love Cliches Does it Take to Write a Sonnet?
True or False
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Sonnet 133: How Many Love Cliches Does it Take to Write a Sonnet? True or False
In Sonnet 133, wounded hearts are metaphors for what? -> the emotional pain of being in a love triangle
Why does the speaker accuse his mistress of making his friend a "slave to slavery"? -> the speaker thinks his friend is totally whipped and his mistress has all the power in the relationship
What does the speaker mean when he says "prison my heart in thy steel bosom's ward"? -> he feels like a prisoner to love and thinks his mistress is cold and harsh
The "cruel eye" mentioned in line 5 refers to what? -> the "cruel" mistress, who's good at shooting our speaker dirty looks
The "heart" that "groan[s]" at line 1 is an example of what? -> personification