What is the meter of Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare?
William Shakespeare was not the first to popularize the sonnet form in English. Sonnets were already popular when he started his career. Edmund Spenser was famous for having created his own sonnet form in earlier decades.
Answer and Explanation:
Sonnet 29, like all sonnets, is written in iambic pentameter. This means that each line consists of five feet, or iambs, each of which is made up of...
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Learn about William Shakespeare's life and works. Explore the characteristics of Shakespeare's plays and poetry, and discover examples of his works.