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Sonnet 133

Sonnet 133


by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 133: Bizarre Love Triangle (Love Theme in Sonnet 133) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Sonnet 133? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Why is our speaker so ticked off at his mistress?

she gets cookie crumbs in the bed
she's been hooking up with his BFF
she stood him up the other night
the Speaker doesn't have a mistress
Q. Our speaker compares his mistress' heart to what?

a prison
a sword
nothing—he says she doesn't have a heart
Q. When the speaker says his mistress' heart gives him a "deep wound" and makes his heart "groan," what does he mean?

she's physically abusive
he's emotionally upset because she's sleeping around
he can't sleep at night
every time he sees her, he groans because she gets on his nerves
Q. The speaker accuses his mistress of doing what?

having an affair with his cousin
talking smack about him to all his friends
turning his friend into her slave
ignoring all his text messages
Q. What does the speaker compare his relation with his mistress to?

being swallowed by a giant whale
stale donuts
being a prisoner