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  • Sonnet 14
    Sonnet 14 is structured like a Petrarchan sonnet, which is to say that it's split into two sections: the octave (the first eight lines) and the sestet (the last six lines). The octave's rhyme...

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  • Sonnet 14
    Certain emotions and thoughts, even ideas, may easily change the minds of the lovers and then love may be lost. The speaker of Sonnet 14 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning urges the lover to not feel...

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  • Sonnet 14
    To add a thought to Chelsea's answer (below), tricks aren't only deceptive (or persuasive); they're also short. Think about other uses of the word trick—we played a trick on him, she did a magic...

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    I just read through this poem several times and...I think I agree with you. While literature brings us the wisdom of the world, we must recall that it is human wisdom and prone to error. She seems...

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  • Sonnet 14
    The speaker of the poem wants her lover to love her for the sake of love itself. The speaker is very clear that she does not want to be loved because she has a great smile or because she had a...

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  • Sonnet 14
    We cannot understand the meaning of the lines that you are asking about unless we understand the theme of the whole sonnet. We must also look at the previous line to understand the context in...

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