Lezione 7 of 9


In this English lesson, Professor Cioppa will delve into one of William Shakespeare’s renowned sonnets: “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like a sun.” Through this sonnet, Shakespeare defies conventional standards of beauty and offers a refreshing perspective on love and admiration. During the lesson, Professor Cioppa will dissect the sonnet, unraveling its poetic devices and exploring the underlying themes. You will gain insights into the metaphorical language and imagery employed by Shakespeare, as well as the cultural context in which the sonnet was written. By examining specific lines and phrases, you will develop a deeper understanding of the sonnet’s structure and meaning. Professor Cioppa will also shed light on the impact of Shakespeare’s sonnets on English literature and their enduring relevance today. This lesson promises to enhance your English comprehension skills and literary analysis abilities. Prepare to immerse yourself in the captivating world of Shakespeare as you explore the profound sonnet, “My mistress’ eyes are nothing like a sun.” #WilliamShakespeare #Sonnet #EnglishLiterature #MetaphoricalLanguage #PoeticDevices #LiteraryAnalysis