Introduction to sonnets

In this lesson, we will look at the history of the sonnet form. We will also start to look at the structure of a sonnet in preparation for the next lesson on the features of a Shakespearean sonnet.

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Introduction to sonnets

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Q1.Which of these features would you always expect to see in every poem?

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Q2.Is there one standard definition of poetry?

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Q3.Which of these topics could you come across in a sonnet?

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Q4.Which country did sonnets originate in?

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Q5.Which of these writers is know for writing sonnets?

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Q6.Are Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnets the same?

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Q7.Do sonnets have a specific structure?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Introduction to sonnets

This will help you assess what you have learnt in the lesson.

Q1.Which of these features would you always expect to see in every poem?

1/7

Q2.Is there one standard definition of poetry?

2/7

Q3.Which of these topics could you come across in a sonnet?

3/7

Q4.Which country did sonnets originate in?

4/7

Q5.Which of these writers is know for writing sonnets?

5/7

Q6.Are Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnets the same?

6/7

Q7.Do sonnets have a specific structure?

7/7

Lesson summary: Introduction to sonnets

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