What is the most famous poem by William Shakespeare?


What is the most famous poem by William Shakespeare?

Famous Poems and Poets

Shakespeare was by no means the only famous poet of his day. Other famous Elizabethan Era poems include The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser. Astrophil and Stella was a sonnet sequence by Sir Philip Sidney. Christopher Marlowe's ''The Passionate Shepherd to His Love'' is also famous.

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William Shakespeare's most famous poem is probably Sonnet 18. Its opening lines are ''Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? / Thou art more lovely...

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Introduction to Shakespeare: Life and Works


Chapter 4 / Lesson 2

Learn about William Shakespeare's life and works. Explore the characteristics of Shakespeare's plays and poetry, and discover examples of his works.

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