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Sonnet 91

In this sonnet, Shakespeare lists many of the things that men (and note that most of the items he lists are specific to male measures of success) prize as "measures" of a happy life. Some prize...

Latest answer posted January 19, 2018 9:40 pm UTC

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Sonnet 91

As a way of beginning to answer this question, you might want to focus on the final rhyming couplet that concludes this excellent poem. Let us remind ourselves of what it says: Wretched in this...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2011 9:15 pm UTC

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Sonnet 91

The turn in a sonnet refers to a shift in focus or thought. The turn is in fact a metaphor, as the speaker is metaphorically "turning" from one thing to another. In this excellent sonnet which acts...

Latest answer posted March 28, 2011 8:45 pm UTC

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