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Essay | How Can Sonnet Forms Convey Different Moods and Ideas?

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How Can Sonnet Forms Convey Different Moods and Ideas?

Summary: A look at how the form and structure of sonnets portray different moods, feelings or ideas, with examples from William Shakespeare and Christina Georgina Rossetti.
The sonnet form can be used in different ways to convey different moods and ideas. There are two distinctive types of sonnets; Petrarchan and Shakespearean, which both have different forms. However, all sonnets consist of fourteen lines in one stanza with an intricate rhyming scheme. Iambic pentameter is used in sonnets but can be subverted at parts. Sonnets follow a strict form which cannot be changed. Ideas are manipulated to fit the form rather than the form being manipulated to fit the ideas. Even though sonnets follow such a disciplined form there is still passion and emotion which is conveyed through different techniques.

The sonnet `Remember' by Christina Georgina Rossetti is a variation petrarchan sonnet. Petrarchan sonnets have a different form to Shakespearean sonnets such as Shakespeare's `LXXI' and `XXIX'. The rhyme scheme of a petrarchan sonnet is different to that...

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