To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare

by Ben Jonson
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To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare

Admiration In Line 17, Jonson calls Shakespeare the "Soul of the age," which captures his overall feelings in the poem. He steers clear of any "crafty malice" in his elegy, noting that...

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To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare

In the second part of "To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare," Johnson uses the rhetorical device of negation in his heroic couplets in order to praise Shakespeare: "He was not of...

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To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare

First, in the opening lines, Jonson establishes himself as one who is able to comment on his mentor: "To draw no envy, Shakespeare, on thy name,/Am I thus ample to thy book and fame;". Johnson...

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