Sonnet 18': Structure in 'Sonnet 18'

In this lesson, we will explore how Shakespeare uses structure to symbolise the theme of love in 'Sonnet 18'.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Iambic Pentameter is when...

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Q2.An ABAB rhyme scheme is when ...

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Q3.When a phrase or image is used to mean something other than its literal meaning, this is called ...

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Q4.In 'Sonnet 18' Shakespeare presents summer as being ...

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Q5.What does the speaker mean when he says, "But thy eternal summer shall not fade"?

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Q6.Why does the speaker compare the young man to a summer's day?

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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

Reviewing your learning

 

Q1.Iambic Pentameter is when...

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Q2.An ABAB rhyme scheme is when ...

2/6

What have you learned this lesson?

 

Q3.When a phrase or image is used to mean something other than its literal meaning, this is called ...

3/6

Q4.In 'Sonnet 18' Shakespeare presents summer as being ...

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Q5.What does the speaker mean when he says, "But thy eternal summer shall not fade"?

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Q6.Why does the speaker compare the young man to a summer's day?

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English Lesson 3 of ‘Sonnet 18’ by William Shakespeare - Structure in 'Sonnet 18'

Now you have completed Lesson 3 of ‘Sonnet 18' - the Shakespearean Sonnet, answer the multiple choice questions below to see what you have learned.

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Q1.Figurative language is when ...

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Q2.In 'Sonnet 18', summer is presented as being ...

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Q3.Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' uses which poetic metre?

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Q4.What does the metre of Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' symbolise?

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Q5.Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' follows what rhyme scheme for the majority of the poem?

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Q6.Why does Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' end with a rhyming couplet?

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English Lesson 3 of ‘Sonnet 18’ by William Shakespeare - Structure in 'Sonnet 18'

Now you have completed Lesson 3 of ‘Sonnet 18' - the Shakespearean Sonnet, answer the multiple choice questions below to see what you have learned.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Reviewing your learning

 

Q1.Figurative language is when ...

1/6

Q2.In 'Sonnet 18', summer is presented as being ...

2/6

What have you learned this lesson?

 

Q3.Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' uses which poetic metre?

3/6

Q4.What does the metre of Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' symbolise?

4/6

Q5.Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' follows what rhyme scheme for the majority of the poem?

5/6

Q6.Why does Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 18' end with a rhyming couplet?

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Lesson summary: Sonnet 18': Structure in 'Sonnet 18'

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