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Traditionally, the sonnet is a fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter, which employs one of several rhyme schemes and adheres to a tightly structured thematic organization.
Two sonnet forms provide the models from which all other sonnets are formed: the Petrachan and the Shakespearean.
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Sonnet - Wikipedia

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A sonnet is a poem in a specific form which originated in Italy; Giacomo Da Lentini is credited with its invention. The term sonnet is derived from the Italian word ...

Sonnet Poems - Poems For Sonnet - Poem Hunter

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Sonnet poems written by famous poets. Browse through to read poems for sonnet . This page has the widest range of sonnet love and quotes.

Young Writers | Sonnet Poem Definition and Examples

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A Sonnet is a poem of an expressive thought or idea made up of 14 lines, each being 10 syllables long. Its rhymes are arranged according to one of the ...

Examples of Sonnets : Poetry through the Ages - Webexhibits

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The sonnet reigns as the most popular and adaptable of poetic forms. No fewer than 20 variations of the 14-line form have been published since Salvatore di ...

Sonnet Poems | Examples of Sonnet Poetry - PoetrySoup

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Sonnet Poems. Examples of sonnet poetry. Read sonnet poems. View a list of poems in the Sonnet form and see a definition.

Sonnet - Definition and Examples of Sonnets - Literary Devices

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Definition, Usage and a list of Sonnet Examples in common speech and literature . Sonnet means a small or little song or lyric. In poetry, a sonnet has 14 fourteen ...

The Sonnet: Poetic Form | Academy of American Poets

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Mar 1, 2016 ... The Sonnet: Poetic Form - Traditionally, the sonnet is a fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter, which employ one of several rhyme ...

Sonnets - Sonnet Poems - Family Friend Poems

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A sonnet is a poem that has 14 lines and follows a specific rhyme scheme. The three main types are the Italian (or Petrarchan) sonnet, the English (or ...

Sonnet | Glossary Terms | Poetry Foundation

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A 14-line poem with a variable rhyme scheme originating in Italy and brought to England by Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, earl of Surrey in the 16th ...