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Comparison and Contrast Essay- Shakespeare's Sonnet 60 Vs. Sonnet 18

Summary: Both sonnets share the same general idea: the immortalization of the beloved. Beauty is seen as something that will change as time passes by; even though it is something the speaker almost refuses to admit. Nonetheless, the speaker, in both sonnets, defies time and vows to keep his beloved's beauty alive and well, even if it's only through the existence of his lines.
When examining Shakespeare's sonnets, one comes to realize just how important life and the passage of time are. Like the passage of time, life, too, passes by. Even though, they both have their own entity, the passage of time affects life in a way that it changes the physical appearance. Change is a major element that life and time both share as they pass by. That is what Shakespeare wants to stress. He uses many "tools" to express the similarities and differences between the passage of life and the passage of time. All kinds of figures of speech are at his disposal and he doesn't hesitate to use any of them where he sees fit.

This sonnet is neatly organized following the structure of the Shakespearean sonnet, quatrain/quatrain/quatrain/couplet, and its common rhyme scheme abab,cdcd,efef,gg. The placement...

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