Verifica: sonetti di Shakespeare
To whom are most of Shakespeare’s sonnets dedicated?
The Petrarchan metric structure of the sonnet was changed by Shakespeare, who created a new structure made by three quatrains and a couplet in iambic pentameter.
How are the first 17 Shakespeare sonnets mostly known and called?
According to Shakespeare, procreation is not the only way to gain immortality. What is the other way?
What is the main theme of Sonnet 18 by Shakespeare?
Is it true that in Sonnet 18 there can be found a thematic division between the first eight lines, which are about eternity, and the last six lines, which are about mutability?
In Sonnet 116 what does Shakespeare mean by the expression “the marriage of true minds”?
Is it true that In Sonnet 116 concepts and images are the most innovative aspects of this poem?
“Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come” In these verses the poet wants to show that love is a victim of the tricks of time, which is like a sickle cutting down roses and making them fade.