Study Guide to The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

Study Guide to The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for William Shakespeare's The Sonnets, one of the most influential verse collections in English poetry.

As a rebellious collection of rhyme schemes of the Renaissance, The Sonnets often employ a distinct sequence of metaphors or ideas to illustrate society and life. Moreover, Shakespeare explores themes such as lust, misogyny, and infidelity in ways that challenges the traditional sonnet. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Shakespeare's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains:

- Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&As

The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781645425861
Publisher: Dexterity
Publication date: 03/21/2020
Series: Bright Notes
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS 1) Introduction to William Shakespeare 2) Introduction to The Sonnets 3) Textual Analysis Sonnets 1 - 10 Sonnets 11 - 18 Sonnets 19 - 27 Sonnets 28 - 34 Sonnets 35 - 43 Sonnets 44 - 53 Sonnets 54 - 62 Sonnets 63 - 70 Sonnets 71 - 79 Sonnets 80 - 89 Sonnets 90 - 98 Sonnets 99 - 107 Sonnets 108 - 117 Sonnets 118 - 125 Sonnets 126 - 135 Sonnets 136 - 144 Sonnets 145 - 154 4) The Sonnets And The Critics: A Survey 5) Bibliography

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