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Sonnet 147

Sonnet 147


by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 147: Everything but the Kitchen Sink True or False

1. What's a typical feature of a Shakespearean Sonnet? -> it has 3 quatrains and 1 rhymed couplet
2. What kind of poetic device is the speaker using when he compares his love to a disease for 12 lines? -> chiasmus
3. When were Shakespeare's Sonnets first published? -> 1999
4. Some literary critics think Sonnet 147 is addressed to whom? -> the "Fair Youth"
5. Shakespeare's sonnets are mostly written in what type of verse? -> iambic pentameter