Comparing Sonnet 116 Love In William Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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Love is a topic that is explored constantly, but it always seems as if no one completely understands it yet. Many mediums have attempted to tackle the subject such as movies, novels, video games, and finally, poetry. William Shakespeare, a highly celebrated playwright and poet, has had a great deal of success throughout his career with some of his works such as “Romeo and Juliet”. He has, however, also written many sonnets throughout his lifetime; including 116 and 130. These two sonnets may have a very different tone, but they convey a similar message. In sonnet 116 love is bring described in its true form; one which cannot be altered. Shakespeare repeatedly uses the word “change”, but with synonyms and such. However, although change continuously