Analyze Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare.

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This sonnet is essentially a definition of love. At first, the author classifies love as something that never stops. Love does not change with life's changing circumstances or temptations, it stays the course. Although time will affect the appearance of a lover, that does not change the quality of love. Shakespeare staked his ability to write on the truthfulness of this definition:

If this be error and upon me proved,
I never writ, nor no man ever loved.


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