If thou must love me: Structure in Sonnet 14

We know that this a sonnet, but how was it built? Today we are going to be looking at how Barrett-Browning uses the structure of a sonnet to explore her ideas about love.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

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Q2.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

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Q3.A paraphrase of 'a trick of thought' is an interesting idea.

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Q4.'pity's wiping my cheeks' is an example of

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Q5.She compares herself to a 'creature' to suggest that

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Q6.Barrett-Browning does not want to be seen as strong.

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Q7.According to the poem, she is worried that she will

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

1/7

Q2.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

2/7

Q3.A paraphrase of 'a trick of thought' is an interesting idea.

3/7

Q4.'pity's wiping my cheeks' is an example of

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Q5.She compares herself to a 'creature' to suggest that

5/7

Q6.Barrett-Browning does not want to be seen as strong.

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Q7.According to the poem, she is worried that she will

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If Thou Must Love Me:

Before you leave class today, answer the following questions.

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Q1.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

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Q2.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

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Q3.A paraphrase of 'a trick of thought' is an interesting idea.

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Q4.'pity's wiping my cheeks' is an example of

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Q5.She compares herself to a 'creature' to suggest that

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Q6.Sonnet 14 is a Petrarchan sonnet

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Q7.The rhyme scheme of the sestet is

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Q8.The volta can be found in

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Q9.Enjambment is used to suggest that

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If Thou Must Love Me:

Before you leave class today, answer the following questions.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Question 8

Question 9

Q1.Barrett-Browning was always sure about Browning's love for her.

1/9

Q2.In Sonnet 14, she told Browning not to love her for

2/9

Q3.A paraphrase of 'a trick of thought' is an interesting idea.

3/9

Q4.'pity's wiping my cheeks' is an example of

4/9

Q5.She compares herself to a 'creature' to suggest that

5/9

Q6.Sonnet 14 is a Petrarchan sonnet

6/9

Q7.The rhyme scheme of the sestet is

7/9

Q8.The volta can be found in

8/9

Q9.Enjambment is used to suggest that

9/9

Lesson summary: If thou must love me: Structure in Sonnet 14

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