Study Guide

Winter Tough-o-Meter

By William Shakespeare

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As far as Shakespeare goes, this poem isn't too bad. While Shakespeare can be quite difficult, especially in plays like Love's Labour's Lost, he really does give us a break in this poem. Sure, there are a few strange phrases (blowing on nails?), and some words that aren't too familiar ("keel"), but overall this poem should be a cruise—a wintery cruise, but a cruise nonetheless.

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