Literature Chapter 2 quiz

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sonnet

a 14 line poem written in iambic pentameter

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iambic pentameter

5 iambs in a line of poetry

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iamb

2 syllables where the first is unstressed and the second is stressed.

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blank verse

unrhymed iambic pentameter

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meter

a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables

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Italian sonnets

petrarch, have octave and sestet ex. abba

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Italian and English sonnets

both have 14 lines and are written in iambic pentameter

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pastoral

based on shepherds

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lyric poetry

brief, personal, and emotional poems presenting the author's personal view

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metaphysical

realistic and frank

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little song

what does sonetto mean in Italian

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sir thomas wyatt

first person to adopt the sonnet form

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English sonnets

shakespearean, have 3 quatrains and 1 couplet ex. abab

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Italian inventor of the sonnet form

petrarch

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