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Sonnet 133

Sonnet 133


by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 133: What Do You Get When You Cross Three Quatrains with a Rhymed Couplet? True or False

1. A line of iambic pentameter sounds like what? -> a series of five heartbeats
2. How many quatrains are in a typical Shakespearean sonnet? -> 2
3. What's a "turn" or a "volta"? -> a sudden and dramatic shift in the sonnet
4. What's this sonnet's rhyme scheme? -> ABABCDCDEFEFGG
5. Which of the following statements is true of the Shakespearean Sonnet form? -> it was invented by Shakespeare