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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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.
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