Jake Fryer-Hornsby, Author at StageMilk

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Sonnet 3

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The third of all of Shakespeare’s sonnets and the third in the Fair Youth phase. In this sonnet, we have the Poet saying to the Fair Youth that they should have a child in an...

Sonnet 106

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In this sonnet, we see the poet directly referencing their own poetry, a theme we encounter many times throughout the sonnets. This is quite a sweet sonnet, we hear the poet essentially say to the...

Sonnet 19

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In this sonnet in the fair youth phase we have an argument that is very clear and straightforward, but has some incredible imagery. The poet is making a plea to our character ‘Time’ to keep...

Sonnet 30

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Now before we get into this I’d like to say, this being a sonnet breakdown we generally try and mine as much from the text as we can without going overboard. However, this sonnet, however...

Sonnet 22

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In sonnet 22, which is part of the fair youth phase of the sonnets, we see the poet acknowledge that the fair youth in fact is not some god like deity which seems to be...

Sonnet 80

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In this sonnet we see the poet referencing the rival poet. This is a part of the greater series that we see pop up almost like a b-plot. We also see the poet once again...