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Sonnet 29
Sonnet 29
by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 29: Grab Bag Quiz

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Q. When were The Sonnets first published?


1609
1592
1594
2013
Q. What does the speaker compare his good mood to at the end of the sonnet?


sunshine
a lark
a prayer
money
Q. Who is the speaker addressing in this sonnet?


God
"thee"
the guy who fired him
his priest
Q. What does the speaker mean when he says he "trouble[s] deaf heav'n with [his] bootless cries"(3)?


he can't find his shoes and wants God's help
God doesn't answer his prayers
he doesn't have friends
he's broke
Q. This sonnet is an example of what kind of poetry?


lyric
dramatic
epic
none of the above

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