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Sonnet 147

Sonnet 147

Sonnet 147: Paging Dr. Shakespeare True or False

1. The speaker of Sonnet 147 compares his "love" to what?bubonic plague
2. The speaker's "sickly appetite" is almost certainly a metaphor for what?his unhealthy sexual desires
3. What does the speaker mean when he says "desire is death"?he means that he has a fatal disease
4. The speaker compares his ability to reason to what medical professional?a chiropractor
5. What evidence does the speaker offer that he's gone "mad"?he never remembers to take his medication

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