Parts of a Sonnet Petrarchan Shakespearean Browning Pablo Neruda

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What is a sonnet?
a 14-line poem, usually in iambic pentameter that is usually rhymed; the two most familiar kinds are the Italian (or Petrarchan) and the English (or Shakespearean)

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What is an octave and a sestet?
the names of the eight-line section and the six-line section that combine to form the 14 lines of a Petrarchan sonnet

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Who is William Shakespeare?
This person developed the Shakespearean sonnet

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What is England?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born in 1806 in what country?

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What is Chile?
Born in 1904, Pablo Neruda was from this country

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What is iambic pentameter?
Sonnets whose lines each contain 10 syllables, with stresses on every second syllable, are written in this type of meter

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What is Italy?
Francesco Petrarcha, known as Petrarch lived in this country in the 14th century

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What is sad?
When the speaker in Sonnet 29 states, "When, in disgrace with Fortune and men's eyes,/ I all alone beweep my outcast state" he creates this mood in the poem

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What is spiritual terms?
In lines 3 and 4 of Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, references to the “soul” and “ideal Grace” make readers view the love between the speaker and her beloved in these terms

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Who is Neruda's third wife, Matilde Urrutia
Like all of the poems in 100 Love Sonnets, Sonnet 17 is dedicated to this person

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What is a quatrain?
a stanza of four lines in a poem

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What is his inability to capture his beloved’s beauty in verse?
In Petrarch's sonnet 18, he writes, "Ashamed sometimes thy beauties should remain/ As yet unsung, sweet lady, in my rhyme." He used negative words and phrases such as this to express this problem.

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What is 3?
The 14 lines of a Shakespearean sonnet end in a rhyming couplet, but begin with this number of quatrains

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What is changeable, iimpermanent
In Sonnet 14 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the speaker tells her beloved not to love her because of the way she looks, sounds, or thinks because these qualities are

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What is darkness and shadow?
Sonnet 17 by Pablo Neruda suggests the intimacy that exists between the speaker and his beloved with images of this

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What is an octave?
a stanza of eight lines in a poem

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What is his anguish over love?
The speaker in Sonnet 28 by Petrarch describes his “wild disorder’d gestures” and “lovelorn looks” to help convey this

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What is cry?
the speaker in Sonnet 30 by William Shakespeare says that he can “drown an eye." "Drown an eye" is an expression for doing what act?

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Who is Robert Browning?
Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote Sonnets from the Portuguese for this person

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What is unity?
Sonnet 17 by Pablo Neruda concludes with these lines, "so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,/ so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep." This imagery helps to capture what idea about the speaker and his beloved

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What is sestet?
a stanza of six lines in a poem

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What is cannot escape his misery and lovesickness?
Line 13 of Sonnet 28 by Petrarch reads, “Where’er I wander, love attends me still.” This suggests that the speaker

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What is old and close to death?
The speaker in Sonnet 73 by William Shakespeare likens himself to a tree in late autumn, a day at twilight, and the glowing embers of a fire to suggest that he is this

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What is once strong but now weak?
Read this excerpt from Sonnet 11 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning: This weary minstrel-life that once was girt To climb Aornus, and can scarce avail To pipe now ’gainst the valley nightingale A melancholy music— The allusion to Aornus and the description of the speaker’s singing voice are meant to show readers that the speaker

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What is a threat?
The images of darkness in Sonnet 79 by Pablo Neruda are different from the images of darkness in his Sonnet 17 because in Sonnet 79 darkness is depicted as this

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