SONNET 18 OF SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 18 of Shakespeare is certainly the most popular sonnet because it is the one which has been deeply imbibed in the culture of the people. It is one of the 154 sonnets of Shakespeare and one among the sonnets addressed to the Fair Youth. The Fair Youth is the poet’s beloved whose name and […]

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SONNET 43 BY SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 43 is one of the 154 sonnets by Shakespeare. Like most of other sonnets, this sonnet also follows the rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG.

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SONNET 29 OF SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 29 of Shakespeare is one of the 154 sonnets written by William Shakespeare. Like most other sonnets, sonnet 29 also follows the rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG written in iambic pentameter. It has three quatrain and an ending couplet, a typical Shakespearean sonnet. This sonnet was published in 1609 Quarto. In this sonnet, […]

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SONNET 23 – SONNETS OF SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 23 is one of the 154 sonnets written by William Shakespeare. Like other sonnets, sonnet 23 also follows the rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG written in iambic pentameter. It has three quatrain and an ending couplet. This sonnet was published in 1609 Quarto. Sonnet 23 is about the poet’s inability to speak of […]

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SONNET 11 – SONNETS OF SHAKESPEARE

William Shakespeare’s sonnet 11 is one in the sequence of ‘Procreation Sonnets‘. Like most of his sonnets, sonnet 11 follows ABAB CDCD EFEF GG rhyme scheme. The sonnets which follow this rhyme scheme are called Shakespearean Sonnets. The concluding couplet in Shakespeare’s sonnets is used to summarize the previous 12 lines or sometimes used to […]

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SONNET 130 BY SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 130 by Shakespeare is one of his 154 sonnets and one among the ‘Dark Lady‘ sequence. The Dark Lady is a woman (whose name and identity are unknown) with whom he has an unhappy relationship.  Like most of other sonnets, sonnet 130 also follows the rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG written in iambic […]

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SONNET 17 BY SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 17 by Shakespeare is the last one in the ‘Fair Youth Procreation‘ sequence – advising the youth to marry and have children in order to preserve his beauty. The sonnet follows rhyme scheme of ABAB CDCD EFEF GG written in iambic pentameter. In this sonnet, the poet (the speaker) is afraid that if the […]

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SONNET 116 OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 116 of William Shakespeare is one of his 154 sonnets and one among the Fair Youth sequence. Like most other sonnets of Shakespeare, sonnet 116 also follows the rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG written in iambic pentameter. It has three quatrain and an ending couplet, a typical Shakespearean sonnet. This sonnet was published […]

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15 FAMOUS SONNETS OF SHAKESPEARE

William Shakespeare is one of the most well-known authors and playwrights in the English language. He composed 154 sonnets, 37 plays, and a few poems during his lifetime.

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