Critical Analysis Of Shakespeare's Sonnet By William Shakespeare

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INTRODUCTION GHOSH (1) William Shakespeare was born to John Shakespeare and mother Mary Arden sometime in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. His father was a prominent and prosperous alderman in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, and was later granted a coat of arms by the College of Heralds. All that is known of Shakespeare's youth is that he presumably attended the Stratford Grammar School, and did not proceed to Oxford or Cambridge. The next record we have of him is his marriage to Anne Hathaway in 1582. Seven years later Shakespeare is recognized as an actor, poet and playwright, when a rival playwright, Robert Greene, refers to him as "an upstart…show more content…
Now, one expert has claimed to have finally identified the elusive woman, revealing her to be the wanton wife of an Italian translator. The hitherto secret identify of Shakespeare's mistress has troubled literary historians, who believe she inspired sonnets 127 to 154 and some of his most memorable lines. Shakespeare left behind 154 of the most wonderfully written sonnets. This list of Shakespearean Sonnets indexes them all with links to study guides and original texts. The list is broken down into three sections: The Fair Youth Sonnets, Dark Lady Sonnets and the so-called Greek Sonnets. He is ready to take a humble place if he may only return, if he…show more content…
In this poem Shakespeare is describing a lady who is immoral in her act and he mentions it that he is aware of the act of the lady but still he prefers to be in the presence of hers and in the end of the poem he metaphorically writes Therefore I lie with her and she with me, And in our faults by lies we flatter'd be.(138) The lie here symbolises the profession of the lady and also her being as a person. A lady who lies with everyone and lies to cover her immoral deed and later lies with the poet in bed. So with this poem we may come to a vague conclusion that it was a Negro or may be a person from the Black Country as that time a lot of flesh business was in upscale. The description given by Shakespeare in this poem gives us a detail picturesque of the women whom he may have referred to as the dark lady the lady dark in moral action and dark in her colour. My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips’ red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head (130)

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