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Shakespeare's Sonnets

“SHALL I COMPARE THEE TO A SUMMER’S DAY?”

“Shall I compare thee to a Summer’s day?” is a line found in Shakespeare’s most famous sonnet. This is the most referred to of all the Shakespeare sonnets (of which there were 152), probably because it is largely understood. If you have ever studied Shakespeare, you know that the first step to fully appreciating the beauty and wit of his words is interpreting and decoding the references. The Shakespeare sonnet is not always as romantic as some people may think. The predominant subjects of Shakespeare’s sonnets were politics, beauty, mortality and of course love – although love, sometimes painted in darker shades or parodied.

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The latest issue of Hot English (176 – the January issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: 12 features of conversational English to improve your listening skills, 12 romantic words and expressions, 10 music genres, 12 expressions for describing someone, 6 useful phone expressions, 20 useful clothes words and expressions... plus: • Quiz – How romantic are you? • Film – movie extracts • General knowledge – trivia • Crime – corny criminals • Music – misheard lyrics • Psychology – how to be happy • Travel – cool hotels • Literature – Shakespeare quotes • History – the 1950s • Culture – the American dream • Heath – Nuts! AND LOTS, LOTS MORE! By reading and listening to all this great content, you'll improve your English reading and listening skills and learn up to 300 useful words or expressions. Plus, you'll get a better job and pass English-language exams more easily. Guaranteed!
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