‘Sonnet 29’ or ‘I think of thee!’ (1846) Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861)

In this lesson, we will explore the key messages and meanings in 'Sonnet 29' or 'I think of thee!' by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. We will will cover key context linked to Barrett Browning and the poem.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is polysyndeton?

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Q2.What is trochaic metre?

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Q3.What is the function of a rhetorical question?

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Q4.What does lyrical poetry focus on?

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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!

Q1.What is polysyndeton?

1/4

Q2.What is trochaic metre?

2/4

Q3.What is the function of a rhetorical question?

3/4

Q4.What does lyrical poetry focus on?

4/4

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Sonnet 29, ‘I think of thee!’ by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary used in Sonnet 29, 'I think of thee!', and the key meaning of the poem.

Q1.True or false. The only meaning of 'enamoured' is 'To be greatly impressed by something. '

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Q2.The extended metaphor of the "wild vines" and the "tree" is used to show what?

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Q3.What themes do sonnets traditionally explore?

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Q4.Complete the quotation: "And let these bands of greenery which __________ thee".

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Q5.The speaker exclaims that thoughts of her lover are not enough. What else does she want?

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Quiz:

Sonnet 29, ‘I think of thee!’ by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary used in Sonnet 29, 'I think of thee!', and the key meaning of the poem.

Q1.True or false. The only meaning of 'enamoured' is 'To be greatly impressed by something. '

1/5

Q2.The extended metaphor of the "wild vines" and the "tree" is used to show what?

2/5

Q3.What themes do sonnets traditionally explore?

3/5

Q4.Complete the quotation: "And let these bands of greenery which __________ thee".

4/5

Q5.The speaker exclaims that thoughts of her lover are not enough. What else does she want?

5/5

Lesson summary: ‘Sonnet 29’ or ‘I think of thee!’ (1846) Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 - 1861)

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