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Love in Shakespeare's Sonnets 18 and 130

Summary: William Shakespeare continually defied the conventions of courtly love in his writings. Two prime examples can be found in two of his 154 sonnets, Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130.
Almost four hundred years after his death, William Shakespeare's work continues to live on through his readers. He provides them with vivid images of what love was like during the 1600's. Shakespeare put virtually indescribable feelings into beautiful words that fit the specific form of the sonnet. He wrote 154 sonnets; all of which discuss some stage or feature of love. Love was the common theme during the time Shakespeare was writing. However, Shakespeare wrote about it in such a way that captivated his reader and made them want to apply his words to their romances. What readers do not realize while they compare his sonnets to their real life relationships is that Shakespeare was continually defying the conventions of courtly love in his writings.

Courtly love was the term used to describe the courtship rituals between noble men and women. This usually involved a dashing...

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