Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,
There is a growing sense of mortality creeping into the verse by sonnet 60. Here the ultimate forces of nature, like the perpetual tides, will claim even the very beauty the poet admires. The reading on the PowerPoint along with the practical activities in the workbook will assist the student in grappling with the layers of meaning within the sonnet. The language, form, structure, imagery and meaning are all components worthy of exploration but each student must find his or her own path through for a better appreciation of Shakespeare’s intent.