Sonnet 147 Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
So even though the second word out of our speaker's mouth is "love," it's pretty clear this sonnet is all about a different "L" word: lust. To be honest with you, Sonnet 147 has a pretty bad attitu...
The speaker of Sonnet 147 goes on and on in this sonnet about how his lust has caused him to lose his mind and his ability to "reason" or, think rationally. At one point, the guy even begins to sou...
Lies and Deceit
If reality shows had been around back in the 16th century, our speaker probably would have starred in an episode of Cheaters. Can't you just picture him confronting his girlfriend and accusing her...
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