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Sonnet 29: Grab Bag True or False

1. When were The Sonnets first published? -> 1609
2. What does the speaker compare his good mood to at the end of the sonnet? -> a lark
3. Who is the speaker addressing in this sonnet? -> "thee"
4. What does the speaker mean when he says he "trouble[s] deaf heav'n with [his] bootless cries"(3)? -> God doesn't answer his prayers
5. This sonnet is an example of what kind of poetry? -> dramatic