Lecture 5 wilde: we can read any text that"s fiction or nonfiction and define the writer"s life, the story seems to point to the falseness of the theory. It is a narrative that contains a theory and interpretations on the many sonnets of. Shakespeare: the shakespearian sonnets were first published in 1609. It is supposed to mimic the text you would see on ancient stones and monuments. It is hard to tell what is a sentence or what is not. At the bottom, there are the initials t. t. which people assume is tom thorp. It is unclear whether there is a connection between shakespeare and w. h or if w. h is just someone tom thorp knows: there is debate over whether w. h. plays a vital role in the creation of shakespearian sonnets. The first half talks about the fair youth and the other half of the sonnets are about a dark lady.