CliffsNotesShakespeare's Sonnets

CliffsNotesShakespeare's Sonnets

by Carl Senna, William Shakespeare
     
 

Numbering more than 150, Shakespeare's sonnets have contributed significantly to discussions of the elusive character of the Bard. While most of the poems are addressed to a young man, others invoke the renowned Dark Lady. Each sonnet is interpreted, focusing on language particular to the poem, as well as on how the sonnet form furthers meaning. In addition,

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Numbering more than 150, Shakespeare's sonnets have contributed significantly to discussions of the elusive character of the Bard. While most of the poems are addressed to a young man, others invoke the renowned Dark Lady. Each sonnet is interpreted, focusing on language particular to the poem, as well as on how the sonnet form furthers meaning. In addition, Shakespeare's major themes of love and beauty; mutability; and time and immortality are explored.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764586170
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2000
Series:
Cliffs Notes Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.76(d)

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