Sonnet 18
Sonnet 18
by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 18 Questions

Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.

  1. Who is "thee"?
  2. Does this poem necessarily keep living so long as humans keep breathing? Is the speaker right?
  3. Lines 8 and 12 seem to do a bit of foreshadowing. Why? Why not just surprise us with the turn and the couplet?
  4. What’s up with all of the personification?

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