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WRITTEN REPORT Creative Writing (Sonnet/Villanelle) Jonela Balbero Lazaro
Sonnet the word sonnet is derived from the Italian word “sonetto,” which means a “little song” or small lyric. In poetry, a sonnet has 14 lines, and is written in iambic parameter. Each line has 10 syllables. It has a specific rhyme scheme, and a volta, or a specific turn. The rhyme scheme in English is usualy abab-cdcd-efef-gg, and in Italian abba-abba-cde-cde. SONNETS CAN BE CATEGORIZED INTO SIX MAJOR TYPES: Italian Sonnet Shakespearean Sonnet Spenserian Sonnet Miltonic Sonnet Terza Rima Sonnet Curtal Sonnet Functions of Sonnet The sonnet has become popular among different poets because it has a great adaptability to different purposes and requirements. Rhythms are strictly followed. It could be a perfect poetic style for elaboration or expression of a single feeling or thought, with its short length in iambic pentameter.

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