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Sonnet 12, William Shakespeare, 1609

Shakespeare, William. "Sonnet 12." Nfs.sparknotes.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 26 Apr. 2016.

Which of the following captures the central idea of lines 11-12 (“Since sweets…others grow”)?

A

Obsession with one’s appearance will result in self-destruction.

B

Attractive things will grow old and be replaced with newer ones.

C

Perspective on what’s important changes with time.

D

Human beauty is less significant than the beauty of nature.

E

Alluring objects often deceive their observers.

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