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Posted: 2/15/2012 2:58:26 PM EDT
In Sonnet 12 , what does Shakespeare DO when he counts "The clock that tells the time" ?
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 2:58:59 PM EDT
He drinks a nice Corona.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 2:59:40 PM EDT
I'm doing that now!
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:06:43 PM EDT
He is reflecting on the passage of time. Particularly the end of youth.

That's all you get.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:08:00 PM EDT
I thought this was going to be something interesting about Shakespeare. Learn2Poetry please.
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:12:18 PM EDT
Originally Posted By GOODOLDREB:
In Sonnet 12 , what does Shakespeare DO when he counts "The clock that tells the time" ?


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Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:38:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:41:09 PM EDT

Originally Posted By GOODOLDREB:
In Sonnet 12 , what does Shakespeare DO when he counts "The clock that tells the time" ?

If I recall my Shakespeare from those years ago:

Sonnet 12 as written in modern language, Glory days they will pass you by in the blink of a young girl's eye
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:42:02 PM EDT
Get thee to a nunnery!
Link Posted: 2/15/2012 3:44:08 PM EDT
This........

Originally Posted By redoubt:
He is reflecting on the passage of time. Particularly the end of youth.

That's all you get.


Link Posted: 2/15/2012 4:55:12 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/15/2012 4:57:04 PM EDT by GOODOLDREB]
THANKS GUYS, I'm trying to help my daughter with her HS honors lit. and was failing miserably

We (she) thought it was about aging/passing time but wanted to be sure.
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