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Sonnets

How much do you know about this type of poem?


 

Quiz ID:#22695
Fun:*** (2.37)
Difficulty:** (1.7)
Category:Literature > Poetry
Created By:ShelilahAde*!!!!!

 

 

 



#1   Each line of a sonnet is written in iambic ___________.







#2   _______ is one of the best-known writers of the English sonnet.

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#3   The English sonnet consists of three _______, followed by a _______ at the end.







#4   The sonnet with a rhyme scheme of 'abab, bcbc, cdcd, ee' is called the _________ sonnet.







#5   In the Italian sonnet, there is an octave describing a problem, followed by a sestet presenting a resolution.




#6   In "Romeo and Juliet", the prologue is a sonnet.




#7   The Italian sonnet is also called the _______ sonnet.

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#8   The first person to write a sonnet in the English language was _________.







#9   When did the sonnet first appear?







#10   The term sonnet came from the Occitan word "sonetto".




 

 


   



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