The Rhetoric of Love: Voice in the Amoretti and the Songs and Sonets.
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Focuses on the use of rhetoric in the poem Amoretti, by Edmund Spenser. Indication of formality with which the speaker of the poem approaches his beloved; Celebration of the perfection of the lady with abstractions in the poem; Comparison between various sonnets of John Donne and Edmund Spenser.
Arlene Okerlund. "The Rhetoric of Love: Voice in the Amoretti and the Songs and Sonets." Quarterly Journal of Speech 68.1 (1982): 37-46.