Parts of a Sonnet
Petrarchan
Shakespearean
Browning
Pablo Neruda

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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)
What is a sonnet?

100

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

100

This person developed the Shakespearean sonnet
Who is William Shakespeare?

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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
What is sad?

200

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
What is spiritual terms?

200

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

300

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

300

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.
What is his inability to capture his beloved’s beauty in verse?

300

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

300

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
What is changeable, iimpermanent

300

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

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

400

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

400

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?
What is cry?

400

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

400

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
What is unity?

500

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

500

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

500

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
What is old and close to death?

500

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
What is once strong but now weak?

500

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
What is a threat?