In William Shakespeare's sonnet "My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun" the speaker uses a twisted version of the blazon technique, which lists and describes every body part of the mistress. The speaker expresses the idea that his mistress is not physically beautiful, and she has flaws, but he loves her anyway. I believe that the speaker expresses this idea in order to say that beauty is only skin deep, and there is more
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have to make false illusions of his mistress. The speaker in "My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like the Sun" says his true thoughts about his mistress. This allows you to see that she is a real person. "My Mistress' Eyes Are Nothing Like The Sun" is an unusual poem. The speaker does not describe his mistress as having qualities of beautiful things. Instead he is drawn to her inner beauty instead of her physical beauty.