How would you analyse 'Sonnet 29' by Edna St. Vincent Millay?

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 Edna St. Vincent Millay structures "Sonnet 29" like a Shakespearean sonnet.   The poem uses diction and imagery to reveal the theme of unrequited love. 

The poem opens with a plea from the speaker that her old lover not pity her because the sun no longer shines for her:

"Pity me not because the light of day

At close of day no longer walks the sky" (1-2)

The second and third lines reaffirm her position.  Although she feels deeply saddened, she does not want him to feel sorry for her.  Using imagery, she compares her...

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