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In sonnet 29, the speaker changes from
despondent to thankful
In sonnet 29, what is emphasized in Shakespeare’s three quatrain form?
his self pity
In sonnet 106, “all you prefiguring” means
past writers foreshadowing
Which of the following phrases from Sonnet 106 best supports Shakespeare’s purpose for writing the sonnet?
“So all their praises are but prophecies”
Which of the following best describes the theme of sonnet 116?
true love never dies
In Sonnet 116, Shakespeare describes love as
Which saying best describes the theme of Sonnet 130?
love is blind
The tone of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130 is both
lighthearted and realistic
In each self-contained quatrain in Sonnet 130, the speaker__________ the features of his beloved.
What frequent characteristic of a Shakespearean sonnet is exemplified by Sonnets 29, 106, 116, and 130?
a conclusion is presented in the final couplet
Unlike the Petrarchan or Spenserian Sonnet form, the Shakespearean sonnet form
contains three quatrains and a couplet
The form of the sonnet influences its contents by
shortening thoughts to fit quatrains and couplets
Which of the following is a characteristic of a Shakespearean sonnet?
a rhyme scheme of abab cdcd efef gg
You can relate structure to theme by thinking of a sonnet as
a gemstone in an elegant case
What is the theme of sonnet 29?
The memory of the speaker’s beloved makes up for all of life’s troubles