This Poem made me think about falling in love. GradeSaver, 19 October 2005 Web. The rhyme scheme of this sonnet is in the form. In this sonnet, Shakespeare draws on sight, sound and smell when he compares his mistress' eyes to the sun, her lips to red coral, her breasts to white snow, her hair to black wires, her cheeks to red and white roses, her breath to perfume and her voice to music. Than the horrid breath of my mistress. At first the poem seems sweet and loving by the poet, William Shakespeare, uses a biting, icy, cold, disgusting tone when he describes his mistress. Sometime after 1612, Shakespeare retired from the stage and returned to his home in Stratford.
The consistency of rhyme scheme helps underscore Shakespeare's thoughts by emphasizing certain words. Although he speaks of all of her shortcomings, he sounds satisfied with his love. Compare also Twelfth Night: She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek. Satire Shakespeare's Sonnet 130 also uses satire as a literary device. However, while the narrator's honesty in sonnet 130 may seem commendable, we must not forget that Shakespeare himself was a master of the compliment and frequently made use of the very same sorts of exaggerated comparisons satirized here. . I had spent so much time looking down.
Tone: the tone of the poem has contentment and realism in it. A fine poem, and well crafted : Yes, Sting is a wonderfully intelligent artist as well as highly talented as a musician. Most sonnet sequences in Elizabethan England were modeled after that of Petrarch. I just saw the bottom. In the sonnet, the poet talks about the beauty of his mistress.
Compared to the whiteness of snow, her breasts are grayish-brown. I love to hear her speak, yet well I know That music hath a far more pleasing sound; I grant I never saw a goddess go; My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground: And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare As any she belied with false compare. My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun; a Coral is far more red than her lips' red; b If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; a If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. The title of the poem, Oh No makes it seem like this final destination is not happy place. Why is he saying it? That edition, The Sonnets of Shakespeare, consists of 154 sonnets, all written in the form of three quatrains and a couplet that is now recognized as Shakespearean. The word paint is cleverly used. I am incline to believe that the poet would or might have been commissioned by the king to write poems, so that fact that the king is seen as all powerful in the poem would please him.
His mistress does not have eyes like the sun, coral lips, white skin, golden hair, rose cheeks or a nice breath as convention dictates. It's a cosmetic something used to decorate. Most poems contain at least one of these elements. In 1594, Shakespeare joined the Lord Chamberlain's company of actors, the most popular of the companies acting at Court. I love to hear her speak; yet I know perfectly well that music has a far more pleasant sound. I love to hear her speak, yet well I know That music hath a far more pleasing sound; I grant I never saw a goddess go; My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground: And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare As any she belied with false compare. His love life might have contributed greatly to the motivation he possesses and the passion of writing love-based sonnets.
Shakespeare utilizes a new structure, through which the straightforward theme of his lover's simplicity can be developed in the three quatrains and neatly concluded in the final couplet. Perfumes smell sweeter than the breath that comes out of her mouth. It is also one of the few of Shakespeare's sonnets with a distinctly humorous tone. He continued with his acting career and poem writing profession for a very long period of time. It is indeed this blunt but charming sincerity that has made sonnet 130 one of the most famous in the sequence.
Staring down into the canyon the light touched everything as it reached up and sighed in relief. A lifetime resident of New York, Christi O'Donnell has been writing about education since 2003. And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare As any she belied with false compare. He realizes the imperfections in humans. Her lips are rubies ; teeth, of pearls two rows. As any she belied with false compare. Not only did they help to identify what particular style he was criticizing, but also the exact action that he thought was foolish.
If hairs are like wires, hers are black and not golden. I love to hear her speak, yet well I know, Music hath a far more pleasing sound; I grant I never saw a goddess go; My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground. His prominence enabled him to contribute to the construction of a playhouse. Shakespeare is writing an accurate realistic comparative description of his mistress. What is a sonnet a sonnet is a poem consisting of 14 lines using any number of formal rhyme schemes usually having 10 syllables in a line.