sonnet

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sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg Elizabethan sonnet , English sonnet , Shakespearean sonnet
sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd Italian sonnet , Petrarchan sonnet
sonnet's first 8 lines octet
final sonnet lines sestet
sonnet part sestet
sonnet's last 6 lines sestet
English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542) Sir Thomas Wyat , Sir Thomas Wyatt , Wyat , Wyatt
sonnet consisting of three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab bcbd cdcd ee Spenserian sonnet
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