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Unformatted text preview: and Mary Queen of Scots. Due in class 10/29 (note revised deadline) 1) What is the form of an English sonnet (meter, rhyme scheme, number of lines)? 2) What is the form of an Italian or Petrarchan sonnet? 3) What do the names Astrophil and Stella mean? Does this seem significant? If so how? 4) When were Shakespeare’s Sonnets published? 1 5) To whom are they dedicated? 6) Describe the images that occur in Sonnet 19 (pick them out; walk your reader through them; and say how they work to help build the argument of the poem) 7) What is the “conceit” of Donne’s “The Bait” or “The Flea” (walk your reader through how Donne develops the conceit in one of these poems)? 2 8) What kinds of significance do you see in the shape of George Herbert’s “The Altar” and “Easter Wings” (762-3). 3...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2009 for the course ENGL 206 taught by Professor Munz during the Fall '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Fall '08