• anonymous
Which statement best summarizes William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130? My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips' red; If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. I have seen roses damask'd, red and white, But no such roses see I in her cheeks; And in some perfumes is there more delight Than in the breath that from my mistress 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
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  • anonymous
answer are Sonnet 130 compares and contrasts the speaker’s mistress with beautiful elements in nature and finds her more beautiful. Sonnet 130 is a traditional love sonnet with the speaker giving numerous descriptions of his mistress’s beauty and positive qualities. Sonnet 130 parodies a traditional love sonnet by bringing out the flaws in the physical beauty of the mistress. Sonnet 130 lists a multitude of flaws in the beauty of the mistress in order to show her in an uncomplimentary light.
  • Blind_Love149
ya good one but next time post this in the english catagory

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