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Tag Archives: Iambic Pentameter
Spanish sonnets. English sonnets. Spencerian sonnets.
And now, lets try of one more flavor of sonnet – the Italian or Petrachan sonnet……
An Italian sonnet written for you on 2/27/12
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We’ve talked about Spanish sonnets. We’ve spoken of English or shakespearian sonnets.
And now, a third variety of sonnet for your dining and dancing pleasure- the Spencerian sonnet…..
We’ve talked about sonnets in previous posts. We’ve talked about iambic pentameter and the basics of sonnets and sonnets and rhyme schemes. We’ve looked at one form of sonnet, the Spanish sonnet and seen an example of that.
But we’re not done yet…
A sonnet is a type of poem. It has one of a number of strict rhyme schemes. The type of sonnet it is (and what it’s called) depends on the particular rhyme scheme It usually (but not always) has 14 … Continue reading
By definition, iambic pentameter is a commonly used metrical line in traditional verse and verse drama. (Thank you, Wikipedia!). The term describes the rhythm of the words in that line. It’s measured in small groups of syllables, called “feet”.