The Sonnets - Section 10 Summary & Analysis

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Section 10 Summary

Sonnet 91: Others may find glory, or self-esteem, in their titles, wealth, physical health and possessions—but the poet says his beloved is everything to him. To lose her would be to lose all that he loves and esteems and leave him "wretched."

Sonnet 92: The poet tells his lover that he will be with her forever, or as long as she wants him. If she dies or leaves him, the poet says he'd prefer to die, as well. He asks rhetorically, what is so perfect that it is without stain? She may be false, he says, but he doesn't know it.

Sonnet 93: The poet, wondering again whether his lover is true, says he'll act like a cuckolded husband and pretend along with her that their love is intact. Her true feelings are not revealed in overt hatred, Shakespeare says, but in her preoccupations, her strange moods and...

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