SONNET: DR. HARESHWAR ROY



Question: What is Sonnet?


Answer: Sonnet is a very important verse form. It contains fourteen lines and each line consists of five iambic feet. The first eight lines are called octave and the last six sestette. Sonnet is of various types as- Miltonic Sonnet, Petrarchan Sonnet, Shakespearean Sonnet and Spenserian Sonnet.
Example: [1] Shakespeare's Love God.
                [2] Milton's On His Blindness.
                [3] Donne's Death, Be Not Proud.

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