Tuesday September 13th 2011
ENGL 1F91: The Sonnet, Lecture 2
- you have options
- rhyme scheme : the terminal sound at the end of each line
Octave: 8 lines
Sestet : 6 lines, can be broken down into two smaller units called tercets (3)
3 Quatrain: 4 lines
1 Couplet: 2 lines
Quatrains are parallel however it shows that the time changes.
▯ Ex. seasons to days to hours
Topos:greek word for place, common place
Mutability: “one day we are all going to die”
Imagery: the nouns in the poem, the kinds of images that he/she creates for us.
Prevenient (grace): comes from latin meaning before, comes before. The grace that is
already there before you even know you need to ask for it.
Prosopopoeia: to make a ma