English Lit - Sonnet

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Sonnet

Topic

  • The poem is about Clare's joy at the arrival of summer. It describes some beautiful summer sights by a lake.

Language

  • Rhyming couplets - neat, sound happy and blissful, this is why he uses them instead of the conventional way.
  • Sonnet structure - shows his love for summer as sonnet's are usually love poems.
  • no punctuation is used - makes summer long, never ending and overwhelming.
  • Rhythm is in iambic pentameter - sounds like a heartbeat and reflects his love for summer - could also reflect the mass of…

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