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My Mistress Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun William Shakespeares poem Sonnet 130 has a rhyme scheme and a rugged tone Its three quatrains four-line stanzas and couplet two-line stanza expresses that It also has a tone to it that signals some meaning to it In this sonnet Sonnet 130 William Shakespeare talks about a love one who he compares to things that are suppose to be beautiful His comparison gives the reader a good idea on what his lover looks like Her eyes are nothing like the sun her lips are less coral compared to white snow breast are dun-colored and her hairs are like black wires on her head He is stating in these lines that his lovers eyes lips or breast are no comparison to the beautiful things such as the sunshine rays of the sun the redness of coral and the whiteness of snow I have seen roses damasked red and white is a line he says in the sonnet that explains how he have seen the different changes of color in roses which he has never seen in her cheeks As Shakespeare further his comparison of his lover he states that perfume has a more delightful smell that the breath she reeks I love to hear her speak yet well I know that music hath a far more pleasing sound I grant I never saw a goddess go My mistress when she walks treads on the ground In these lines he lets the reader know that even though he love the way she talks music has a more pleasant sound Also although he has never seen a goddess he knows that goddess doesnt walk on ground So his love one cannot be compare to a goddess because she walks on the solid ground Towards the end of the poem he states And yet by heaven I think my love as rare as any she belied
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