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Why is "Remember" a sonnet?

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askk | Student, Grade 10 | eNotes Newbie

Posted May 12, 2009 at 2:40 AM via web

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Why is "Remember" a sonnet?

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Michelle Ossa | College Teacher | (Level 3) Educator Emeritus

Posted May 12, 2009 at 3:58 AM (Answer #1)

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It is a sonnet because, as with all sonnets (except the Shakespearian sonnet) it has 14 lines, a rhyming scheme which is consistent, and the composition is an iambic pentameter. What basically gives it away is the rhyming scheme.

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