Venus and Adonis (Shakespeare poem)  

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Venus and Adonis is a poem by William Shakespeare, written in 1592-93, with a plot based on passages from Ovid's eponymous poem in the Metamorphoses. It is a complex, kaleidoscopic work, using constantly shifting tone and perspective to present contrasting views of the nature of love.



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