Unformatted text preview: • Identify the three different Oxford English Dictionary definitions of “fancy” and how they are important in the poem. • Explain the difference between Anglo-Saxon and Latinate root words, in terms of syllables and associative meanings; and identify how English poetry changed after the 1066 Norman conquest. • Describe the structural (formal) features of an English and an Italian sonnet. • Identify the major subjects, themes, and rhetorical moves in Sonnet #65. Poem Focused On : “The Vine” by Robert Herrick “Sonnet #65” by William Shakespeare Vocabulary: • Be sure you’re familiar with the definitions of these terms: allusion convention euphemism iambic tetrameter paradox framing mechanism...
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- Fall '07
- Poetry, Robert Herrick, allusion iambic tetrameter, framing mechanism, dominant metrical pattern, euphemism framing mechanism