Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare

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What do Shakespeare's sonnets reveal about his character?

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Many of the statements in the sonnets follow poetic conventions of the period, and should not be read biographically.

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What a great question!  By reading all of Shakespeare's sonnets (there are 150 or so), we are able to get into his head a bit.  Most of his sonnets deal with love, so we have his opinions of women, love, marriage, and...

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