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  1. Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    Sonnet 18 is about the unconditional love of the speaker towards the young man. The poet swears his love is eternal and uncompromised. He acknowledges the young man's beauty and compares him to the sun and other heavenly bodies. The theme of Sonnet 18 is love. It is a perfection of argument, the speRead more

    Sonnet 18 is about the unconditional love of the speaker towards the young man. The poet swears his love is eternal and uncompromised. He acknowledges the young man’s beauty and compares him to the sun and other heavenly bodies.

    The theme of Sonnet 18 is love. It is a perfection of argument, the speaker argues that his love is the perfect thing, able to cure people of their ills. It is also a love that lasts beyond the grave, as the speaker describes his love as an eternal, even if the people that love him are not.

    Summary of Sonnet 18

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