The Petrarchan sonnet is a sonnet form not developed by Petrarch himself, but
rather by a string of Renaissance poets. Because of the structure of Italian, the
rhyme scheme of the Petrarchan sonnet is more ... The original Italian sonnet
form divides the poem's 14 lines into two parts, the first part being an octave and
A 14-line poem with a variable rhyme scheme originating in Italy and brought to
... The Petrarchan sonnet, perfected by the Italian poet Petrarch, divides the 14
lines into two ... and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's “How Do I Love Thee” employ
this form. ... Marilyn Nelson's A Wreath for Emmett Till is a contemporary example.
Mar 1, 2016 ... The Sonnet: Poetic Form - Traditionally, the sonnet is a fourteen-line poem
written ... Letter Poem, Epistle: From A Poet's Glossary ... is suited for the rhyme-
rich Italian language, though there are many fine examples in English. ...
establishing the structure that became known as the Shakespearean sonnet.
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