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- four divisions: three quatrains (each with a rhyme-scheme of its own)
- and a rhymed couplet at the end that is usually a commentary on the foregoing, an epigrammatic close
- Thus the typical rhyme-scheme for the English sonnet is abab cdcd efef gg.
- Sonnet 29: Alienation and Loneliness; Doubt and Ambiguity; Wealth
- Sonnet 73: Separation – Fear of separation through Death.
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In terms of structure and style, both Shakespearean (English) sonnets are arranged thusly:
In terms of theme:
Posted by mstultz72 on May 30, 2010 at 12:02 AM (Answer #1)
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