“Not only marble, but the plastic toys” by Wendy Cope is a parody of Shakespeare’s “Sonnet LV”.
Creative works cannot endure.
Sonnet structure, comparison, parody, allusion.
Summarize this sonnet in your own words using your summary of Shakespeare’s “Sonnet LV” as a starting point or model.
Do you think Wendy Cope has successfully refuted Shakespeare’s position, or is the purpose of this poem merely to entertain?
Write your own parody of Shakespeare’s “Sonnet LV”.
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Original post by Mr. D. Sader