Rhetorical Devices in Sonnet 5

Rhetorical Devices Examples in Sonnet 5:

Sonnet 5 1

"But..."   (Sonnet 5)

“But” marks a rhetorical turn in the poem that signals the final couplet. This couplet does not offer a new argument or a universal truth but rather returns to the logic of line 8 in order to reiterate the importance of distillation.