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  • 1. Sonnets Ms. Marshall-Krauss 8th Grade English
  • 2. Poetic Devices
    • Length
      • 14 lines
    • Rhyme Scheme
      • Shakespearean: ababcdcdefefgg
      • Petrarchan: abbaabbacdecde
  • 3. Poetic Devices
    • Topic
      • Love, lost love, beauty, etc
    • Meter
      • Iambic Pentameter
  • 4. 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.
  • 5.
    • I
    am pi rate with a a wood en leg .
  • 6.
    • “ Two households, both alike in dignity”
    • “ But soft! What light from yonder window breaks?”
  • 7. Write Your Own
    • Write your own sonnet.