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Shakespearian sonnet

Introduction to the Shakespearian Sonnet & 11 examples

The sonnet has a long and distinguished history, dating back to the 14th century. It is one of the most famous verse forms in the English language, with over 1,000 examples written by poets worldwide. In this article, we will take a look at 11 of Shakespeare’s greatest sonnets: from his most famous (Sonnet 18) …

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The role of the moon in literature

The little-known role of the Moon in literature

The little-known role of the moon in literature While the moon has always held intense symbolism in it, one of the moon’s universal symbols in literature is simply: love or lovesickness. However, generally, the moon holds feminine characteristics in literature.  It stands to serve as a comparison or metaphor or some sort of description of …

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