Rhetorical Devices in Sonnet 19

Rhetorical Devices Examples in Sonnet 19:

Sonnet 19 1

"Pluck the keen teeth from the fierce Tiger’s jaws,..."   (Sonnet 19)

This metaphor, however, is an example of the rhetorically weak structure of this poem. The speaker repeats the same images rather than reinforcing his ideas with different imagery. This creates an uncharacteristically flimsy argument in this sonnet.