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    • Sonnets Ms. Marshall-Krauss 8th Grade English
    • Poetic Devices
      • Length
        • 14 lines
      • Rhyme Scheme
        • Shakespearean: ababcdcdefefgg
        • Petrarchan: abbaabbacdecde
    • Poetic Devices
      • Topic
        • Love, lost love, beauty, etc
      • Meter
        • Iambic Pentameter
    • What is meter?
      • Meter: The recurrence of a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
      • Foot: A basic unit of meter including two or three syllables. The feet are what repeat.
      • Iamb: A specific type of foot with 1 unstressed followed by1 stressed syllable
      • Iambic Pentameter: A meter where there are five iambs in each line.
      • I
      am pi rate with a a wood en leg .
      • “ Two households, both alike in dignity”
      • “ But soft! What light from yonder window breaks?”
    • Write Your Own
      • Write your own sonnet.