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CBSE CL 12 LITERATURE

Sonnet 55 — Not marble, not the gilded monuments

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 55 .. No Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments … Poem .. Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme; Meaning .. Shakespeare starts with a very assertive statement. He feels his Sonnet is immune to the destructive potential of time. With passage of time, almost everything human beings […]