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Sonnet 106

In "Sonnet 106" Shakespeare uses an extended metaphor. A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or a phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable. So here, the...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2018 8:31 am UTC

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Sonnet 106

In "Sonnet 106," the poet lacks the words to describe the beauty of his friend because this individual is so much more gorgeous than anyone who has ever lived that the poet is rendered tongue-tied...

Latest answer posted August 22, 2019 3:51 pm UTC

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Sonnet 106

William Shakespeare wrote over 125 sonnets to an unknown young man. There was a deep relationship and love between the two. “Sonnet 106” is one of the sonnets. His purpose is to underscore the...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2012 8:05 am UTC

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Sonnet 106

Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 106” is one of the many sonnets he wrote about a “fair youth”—a certain young man who had quite captivated Shakespeare’s affections. In the sonnet, he addresses the unnamed...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2019 8:26 pm UTC

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Sonnet 106

The beauty is described specifically as "sweet," and I think that innocent message carries through the poem. It is also worth noting that the poem has a definite Christian undercurrent, so perhaps...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2019 1:41 am UTC

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