- Words: 848
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 90094652
The conceit or metaphor in extended though an image of the world or globe. The tears become the entire world which encompasses the speaker's life and feelings.
So doth each tear,
Which thee doth wear, globe, yea world, by that impression grow, (Lines 14-16)
This comparison also leads to the insistence in the poem that without each other the two lovers in fact cease to exist and that their essential meaning is