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Character Analysis in Sonnet 73
Character Analysis Examples in Sonnet 73:
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This line represents the first time the speaker overtly references the nature of his relationship with the youth if the reader chooses to read “thy love” as the youth’s love for the speaker. “Thy love” suggests that the two men have a relationship, and that the youth’s love for the speaker is strengthened by “this,” whatever it may refer to.