Shakespeare's Sonnets by William Shakespeare

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How do I create a Shakespearean sonnet? Any examples that are 14 lines long will help very much. Thanks

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There is more to creating a Shakespearean sonnet than the sonnet being fourteen lines long.

First, while Shakesperean sonnets are fourteen lines long, they must be written using three quatrains (four line stanzas) and a couplet (a two line stanza).

Second, Shakespearean sonnets have a specific rhyme scheme. The rhyme scheme for a Shakespearean sonnet is as follows:

abab bcbc cdcd ee

Third, Shakespearean sonnet (actually, most sonnets (including Spenserian and Italian)) are written using iambic...

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