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Sonnet 29
Sonnet 29
by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 29: If it Looks Like a Sonnet and Sounds Like a Sonnet, Is it a Sonnet? 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!

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Q. What's the rhyme scheme of Sonnet 29?


ababcdcdebebff
ababcdcdefefgg
there's no rhyme scheme—it's blank verse
the same as Busta Rhyme's scheme, of course
Q. What's the dominant meter of Sonnet 29?


trochaic tetrameter
rhyming trochaic octometer
iambic pentameter
None of the above. Shakespeare has no rhythm
Q. How many quatrains are in this sonnet?


1
3
4
This sonnet doesn't have any quatrains. It rides the bus.
Q. What's another term for the Shakespearean Sonnet?


Petrarchan Sonnet
Italian Sonnet
English Sonnet
Pizza
Q. What are the last two lines of this sonnet called?


heroic couplet
quatrain
octave
a disappointing ending

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