Compare/Contrast of Sonnet 18 and 130

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William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was a brilliant English playwright, dramatist, and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time. No other writer's plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries as his. Shakespeare contributed 37 plays, 154 sonnets, and two long poems to English literature. Shakespeare was born in the year of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. He …

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…mistress is not perfect, the personae loves her for who she is anyway. Sonnet 18 and Sonnet 130 are great examples of William Shakespeare’s artistic talent. He created a different kind of imagery and mood in both sonnets, but at the same time was able to convey similar emotional feelings that are felt for someone. His ability to express those feelings in the ways that he does is why Shakespeare’s love sonnets have lived on.