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Sonnet 29: Grab Bag Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Sonnet 29? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. When were The Sonnets first published?

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

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

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?

none of the above