Astrophil and Stella

Why did Sir Philip Sidney call his 'brain' 'sunburnt' in sonnet-1 ?

philip Sidney's sonnet-1 ; 'Loving in Truth'; line-8

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If you were writing this poem you might translate that line as "my brain is fried." Our poet is at a loss for words.


Astrophil and Stella

The poet call his brain 'sun-burnt' beacuse his brain is unproductive and dull.