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Sonnet 55

Sonnet 55

  

by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 55: Form Up Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Sonnet 55? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How many lines are in a sonnet?


14
12
2
8
Q. "But you shall shine more bright in these contents" (3) contains both:


assonance and internal rhyme
alliteration and onomatopoeia
alliteration and assonance
internal rhyme and onomatopoeia
Q. What is the term for the thematic change that occurs in line 9?


couplet
volta
pentameter
end rhyme
Q. Who is credited with inventing the sonnet?


Philip Sidney
Dante
Shakespeare
Petrarch
Q. Lines 13 and 14 form a rhyming:


couplet
quatrain
volta
valentine
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