Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare

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In Shakespeare's sonnet 73, what observations can you make about the word order Shakespeare chose?

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The word order? An interesting question. First, the more obvious observations: he arranges the lines so they rhyme, and what's more, rhyme smoothly. The word order is clearly conscious, but does not seem forced. Second, he arranges the lines not just in rhythmic units but in what...

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