Romeo and Juliet: The Poetry of the Prologue

By Michael Clay Thompson

As an English sonnet, the Prologue to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is only fourteen lines long, but Michael Clay Thompson believes that by itself it demonstrates the astounding inventiveness of Shakespeare. The more you look, the more you see and hear—and the more you understand the techniques of sound, meter, and rhyme that great poets use.

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