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Sonnet Point Example Effect Poems to compare to
Elizabethan sonnet It is written in a tight 14 line structure of 3 quatrains and a

rhyming couplet. The last 2 lines follow the structure of an
Elizabethan sonnet because it includes a `turn' which either
shifts the mood or…

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argue with him as he knows he's right and the reader will be
unable to.
The iambic pentameter also allows the poet to put across his own
mood and feelings, to give the impression that he is speaking in
his own defence that it would ridiculous to accuse him of…


Paul Dutton


An informative and useful guide to this sonnet.

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