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Sonnet 129: 'The Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame' by William Shakespeare

May 31, 2020 Kirk j Barbera
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Sonnet 129: 'The Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame' by William Shakespeare
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Sonnet 129: 'The Expense of Spirit in a Waste of Shame' by William Shakespeare
May 31, 2020
Kirk j Barbera

Shakespeare in LUST!

When most of us think of Shakespeare we think of the great love poet. He is known as one of the greatest romantic love poets of all time. 

Yet in this poem he rails against sex. Not romantic sex of course, but sex devoid of spirit.

By the end of watching this video you'll be able to talk about this poem with anyone, and you'll have a better understanding of how Shakespearean sonnets are structured and how they operate.

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Shakespeare in LUST!

When most of us think of Shakespeare we think of the great love poet. He is known as one of the greatest romantic love poets of all time. 

Yet in this poem he rails against sex. Not romantic sex of course, but sex devoid of spirit.

By the end of watching this video you'll be able to talk about this poem with anyone, and you'll have a better understanding of how Shakespearean sonnets are structured and how they operate.