Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true… | Poetry Foundation

Sonnet 116: Let me not to the marriage of true… | Poetry Foundation

A Sonnet Response paper expressing your interpretation and reaction to it. I am most interested in having you “figure out” the sonnets on your own. Pay close attention to rhyme, word meaning, double meanings, word play and puns; but especially look at imagery and metaphor. The Responses must be at least 600 words (double-spaced, typed), but be sure to write enough to develop a good interpretation and reaction.

Interpretation & Analysis of Sonnet

Works extensively with individual words, phrases, lines, and images and analyzes metaphors, personifications, puns, figures of speech, rhyme, rhythm, or other aspects of the Language of the sonnetDevelops an interpretation of the sonnet that touches on larger issues of Theme, Mood, and/or Context, without engaging in simple Paraphrasing

Personal Response:

Connects the sonnet to a personal aspect, experience, or moodMakes a clear case for why the sonnet was selected

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