Visual Imagery and Figures of Speech in William Shakespeare’s “Shall I Compare thee to a summer’s day?”
“Prompt: State and defend a thesis about how one poet in one poem employs a speaker and their voice; a visual image or a set of such images; or a particular figure of speech (“trope”) in its development of theme (or, if you’d prefer, tone). Sometimes these categories—voice, image, trope—will overlap. Embrace that. Find your place in this assignment. Specificity is essential; if your key terms are fuzzy, your thesis, thus your grade, will suffer. ”
Length: 600‒650 words, firm / Font: Calibri, 12-pt. / Spacing: Single
Documenting quotations (example): Todd Boss imagines his love for the spoken -to as “the Hindenburg . . . a fabric Titanic on an ocean / of air” (8489).
Category: Visual Imagery and Figures of Speech
Poem: William Shakespeare, Shall I Compare thee to a summer’s day?
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