Shakespeare, maths and the sonnets

Shakespeare, Mathematics & The Sonnets

Who knew that Shakespeare’s sonnets and mathematics were so linked?

In the super-interesting video below, Professor Roger Bowley talks about the tight constraints – and shape – that numbers gave to Shakespeare’s sonnets.

 

Shakespeare, maths and the sonnets

Shakespeare, maths and the sonnets

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  1. Lizette Uyterhoeven
    Lizette Uyterhoeven says:

    I do belive you, couse the first time I listened to the sonnets I noticed they were mathematically composed. I am learning the English Language and I think he was writting grammar in a perfect way even using codes.
    Regards

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