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DescriptionType of Sonnet
Final 6 lines of Petrarchan sonnet which marks the turn in emotion
8 lines of iambic pentameter (in English) or of hendecasyllables (in Italian)
The turn of thought or argument/in Petrarchan sonnets it occurs between octave & sestet/in Shakespearean in occurs before final couplet
1st 8 lines (octave) has a-b-b-a a-b-b-a rhyming pattern/final 6 lines (sestet) can have varied rhyming patterns w/either 2 or 3 sounds but never a rhyming couplet ending
14-line poem using any number of formal thyme schemes
Italian credited with the invention of the sonnet in 13th century
Most flexible pattern of all sonnets/consists of 3 quatrains w/alternating rhyme & a couplet/a-b-a-b c-d-c-d e-f-e-f g-g
First Brits to write sonnets/the 1st introduced it/the 2nd set the rhyme pattern for the English sonnet
1st printed anthology of English poetry/published in 1557 in London/included many of Wyatt & Howard's sonnets
Has pattern a-b-a-b b-c-b-c c-d-c-d e-e/outgrowth of stanza pattern used in The Faerie Queen

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