Tag: Shakespeare’s Sonnets


A Short Analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 87: ‘Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing’

A commentary on Shakespeare’s 87th sonnet ‘Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing’. Nobody could accuse Sonnet 87 of failing to begin dramatically. One of the more famous sonnets in Shakespeare’s sequence of 154 poems about love, sex, desire, wigs (see Sonnet 68), and rivalry, Sonnet 87 is also […]