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Why William Shakespeare wish to immortalise his friends through his sonnet?{ in 150 words}

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luvlina | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 11, 2012 at 12:22 PM via web

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Why William Shakespeare wish to immortalise his friends through his sonnet?{ in 150 words}

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etotheeyepi | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted August 11, 2012 at 6:30 PM (Answer #1)

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You might check this website, the author of which suggests that the sonnets are a record of events in the lives of the fair youth; Henry Wriothesley, Third Earl of Southampton and the dark lady, Queen Elizabeth I.

http://shakespearesmonument.com/

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