HW due 2/12: The Sonnet

1. Sonnets are due tomorrow! They must be typed with the following heading in the upper left hand corner:

Your Name
Poetry Seminar
Date
#1: Sonnet

Title is optional!

The basic requirements of a traditional sonnet are the following

  • 14 lines
  • iambic pentameter
  • rhyme scheme:
    • Petrarchan: ABBA ABBA CDECDE or ABBA ABBA CDCDCD
    • Shakespearean: ABAB CDCD EFEF GG

Stay true to your chosen subject!

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