Sonnet 55 Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Images of destruction dominate this poem, giving it the feel of a dystopian nightmare. Oh, did you think you were reading the sonnet equivalent of The Notebook? Try Hunger Games. Although most of i...
This poem expresses powerful feelings: overwhelming love for a beloved man, confidence in the kick-butt qualities of poetry. But in describing those powerful feelings, the speaker also has a lot to...
Eternal life is definitely a major theme in this sonnet, and the speaker makes it clear that poetry's the ticket to achieving it. So it's no surprise that "living" words pop up everywhere, forming...
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