I began with the videos and when I clicked on Sonnet 1 to watch I was taken to YouTube on the Silk. Phrases Like:
“Thou that art now the world’s fresh ornament
And only herald to the gaudy spring”
Are not explained at all, there is no external explanation of any of what Shakespeare means. Listening to the sonnets, reading them, or searching through them, no where in this app can an explanation be found.
If you have to read them for class, or enjoy reading Shakespearean prose and have a good idea of what they are supposed to mean; This is a good book for you. If you are a layman without a clue then this not a great introduction to Shakespeare’s Prose