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

In this lesson, we will explore how Barrett Browning has used language, form and structure to explore ideas about love in 'Sonnet 29' or 'I think of thee!'

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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.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?

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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?

5/5

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Sonnet 29, 'I think of thee!' by Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Language, Form and Structure

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary, the language, the form, and the structure used in the poem Sonnet 29, 'I think of thee!', to explore ideas of identity.

Q1.Select the group of synonyms for the word 'fervour'.

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Q2.Which adjective can be used to describe the type of love presented in the poem?

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Q3.Why might Barrett Browning have used the adjective "straggling"?

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Q4.True or false. A volta typically comes at the end of the octave (the first 8 lines in the sonnet). However, the volta in the poem happens on Line 5.

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Q5.Why might Barrett Browning have placed the volta at this stage in the poem?

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Sonnet 29, 'I think of thee!' by Elizabeth Barrett Browning: Language, Form and Structure

A review quiz to check your understanding of the key vocabulary, the language, the form, and the structure used in the poem Sonnet 29, 'I think of thee!', to explore ideas of identity.

Q1.Select the group of synonyms for the word 'fervour'.

1/5

Q2.Which adjective can be used to describe the type of love presented in the poem?

2/5

Q3.Why might Barrett Browning have used the adjective "straggling"?

3/5

Q4.True or false. A volta typically comes at the end of the octave (the first 8 lines in the sonnet). However, the volta in the poem happens on Line 5.

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Q5.Why might Barrett Browning have placed the volta at this stage in the poem?

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

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