Sonnet 18': The Shakespearean Sonnet

In this lesson, we will explore what makes up a Shakespearean sonnet and discover one of Shakespeare's greatest sonnets, 'Sonnet 18'.

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Lesson 1 'Sonnet 18' - The Shakespearean Sonnet

Now you have completed Lesson 1 of ‘Sonnet 18' - the Shakespearean Sonnet, answer the multiple choice questions below to see what you have learned.

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What have you learned this lesson?

 

Q1.What is a line of poetry with five pairs of syllables known as?

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Q2.What rhyme scheme does a Shakespearean sonnet follow?

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Q3.How many lines does a Shakespearean Sonnet have?

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Q4.How many works do we know Shakespeare wrote in his lifetime?

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Q5.What is the main theme of Shakespearean sonnets?

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Q6.Who does the speaker in 'Sonnet 18' most likely address?

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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:

Lesson 1 'Sonnet 18' - The Shakespearean Sonnet

Now you have completed Lesson 1 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

What have you learned this lesson?

 

Q1.What is a line of poetry with five pairs of syllables known as?

1/6

Q2.What rhyme scheme does a Shakespearean sonnet follow?

2/6

Q3.How many lines does a Shakespearean Sonnet have?

3/6

Q4.How many works do we know Shakespeare wrote in his lifetime?

4/6

Q5.What is the main theme of Shakespearean sonnets?

5/6

Q6.Who does the speaker in 'Sonnet 18' most likely address?

6/6

Lesson summary: Sonnet 18': The Shakespearean Sonnet

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