Women As Portrayed by Shakespeare and Spenser Comparison Essay by Peter Pen

Women As Portrayed by Shakespeare and Spenser
Compares the different ways in which Shakespeare and Spenser expressed themselves regarding women and love.
# 46022 | 1,346 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004
Published on Dec 09, 2003 in Literature (English) , Literature (Poetry) , Shakespeare (Sonnets) , English (General)


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Description:

By examining several of Shakespeare's sonnets and Spenser's "Epithalamion", this paper compares how both poets discuss their feelings about women and love. The paper contends that, while Shakespeare loved women openly and honestly, Spenser idolized his love. Examples from the writings of both poets are used to support this contention.

From the Paper:

"Poetry is what captures the emotions of people like William Shakespeare and Edmond Spencer. These two men express themselves through their poetry. In several poems they discuss their feelings about women and love. While both men are very capable of loving a woman, they love them in entirely different ways. "

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Women As Portrayed by Shakespeare and Spenser (2003, December 09) Retrieved December 06, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/women-as-portrayed-by-shakespeare-and-spenser-46022/

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"Women As Portrayed by Shakespeare and Spenser" 09 December 2003. Web. 06 December. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/women-as-portrayed-by-shakespeare-and-spenser-46022/>

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