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sonnet 73 Sonnet 73 has lyric poem of fourteen lines with a formal rhyme scheme Each line of the poem are expressing different aspects of a single thought mood or feeling and finally resolved in the last lines two lines of the poem The poem is figuring a person who realizes that his time is short and he is about to die then knowing his condition he expected that his friends should love him even more Through the type of meter and rhyme this sonnet has a type of English sonnet or Shakespearean Since the sonnet 73 has an iambic pentameter and the abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme this sonnet has a type of English or Shakespearean In term of the structure of poem this poem are quit similar with other Shakespearean poems it has fourteen lyric of line and it is divided into three quatrain and one caplet Analyzing from the stressed and unstressed words this poem has type of iambic pentameter because the stressed and unstressed words is alternating and if we sum up all of syllables they always come up with five pairs five is stressed and five is unstressed For example we can see from the first line of the poem That time of year thou mayst in me behold That of thou in and be must be pronounced unstressed on the other hand time year mayst me and hold must be pronounced stressed Furthermore looking from the words at the end of the lyric we can know that this sonnet has the abab cdcd efef gg rhyme scheme The last words in first quatrain for instance behold hang cold sang they have the same pattern of rhymes scheme of abab The second quatrain which has ended words of day west fire and lie has a pattern of cdcd Furthermore the third quatrain which has ended word fire lie expire and by has a pattern
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