Sonnet 87 Questions and Answers

Sonnet 87

Most of the comparisons being made between the narrator and his supposed wealthy benefactor or lord are comparisons using legal metaphors. The most noticeable legal metaphor of their friendship is...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2015, 2:47 pm (UTC)

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Sonnet 87

The speaker of this sonnet has been rejected by another person, perhaps a lover. The speaker has lost his beloved to a rival. This sonnet is said to belong to a group of 10 Shakespearean sonnets...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2015, 6:21 pm (UTC)

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Sonnet 87

Sonnet 87 describes the termination of a relationship. Interestingly, much of the verbiage refers to legal terms (charter, bonds, hold, grant) which suggests that the contract of the relationship...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2012, 11:20 pm (UTC)

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