Sonnet - Tri-Valley Local School District

Sonnet - Tri-Valley Local School District

Sonnet Lesson 1 Continued - Imagery Sonnet Format of a Sonnet: Must have 14 lines Must follow a regular rhymed pattern Usually written in iambic pentameter Iambic Pentameter: Iamb unstressed syllable followed by a stressed one (common in ordinary English) Pentameter there are five stressed syllables in each line

(penta is Greek for five / meter is Greek for measure Examples of Iambic Pentameter: Shall I compare thee to a summers day? (William Shakespeare) The shattered water made a misty din. (Robert Frost) Types of Sonnets Italian or Petrarchan Sonnet: The first 8 lines (the octave) pose a problem, which is responded to in the final 6 lines (the sestet). English or Shakespearean Sonnet: 3 four-line units are followed by a couplet (2-line unit)

Modern Variations of Sonnets: Poets also create their own types of sonnets, using modern or contemporary influences. Questions for Once by the Pacific Poem by Robert Frost (pg. 423) 1. What characteristics of a sonnet does this poem have? What type of sonnet is it? How do you know? 2. Describe the image in lines 1-4. What sense(s) is being triggered by the imagery? 3. In lines 2-6, what forces of nature seem to be human and alive?

4. Describe the image in lines 5-6. What sense(s) is being triggered by the imagery? 5. In lines 8-9, what backing do the shore and cliff have? What does the need for this backing imply? 6. According to lines 10-11, what do the wild waves make the speaker think of? 7. Whose rage is described in line 12? What could cause the rage? 8. What is the mood of this poem? Cite details that help to reveal the mood. 9. What is the theme of this poem?

Recently Viewed Presentations

  • Presentación de PowerPoint

    Presentación de PowerPoint

    La velocidad de la luz es constante… La relatividad especial forza a considerar al tiempo y al espacio juntos Newton pensaba que el tiempo fluía independientemente de otros factores. Esto es intuitivamente correcto, pero está mal en detalle. En la...
  • SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed

    SS5H3 The student will describe how life changed

    In December 1897 the U.S. battleship Maine was sent to the port of Havana to protect U.S. citizens and property.. On the night of Feb. 15, 1898, the ship was sunk by a tremendous explosion, and 260 lives were lost....
  • BizBuilder CD Step 3:

    BizBuilder CD Step 3:

    Business Plan Components Cover Page Executive Summary Mission, Vision, Culture Company Description Opportunity Analysis Marketing Strategy & Plan Economics of One Unit Management & Operations Financial Analysis & Projections Funding Request & Exit Strategy Appendices Business Plan Suggestions Presenting the...
  • Verbs like GUSTAR

    Verbs like GUSTAR

    Verbs like GUSTAR. GUSTAR is not conjugated like most -AR verbs. Although we tend to translate GUSTAR as to like, its true meaning is to please. GUSTAR is preceded by an Indirect Object Pronoun, indicating to whom something is pleasing.
  • The Church History Project  learning  Reflecting on Church

    The Church History Project learning Reflecting on Church

    Hyson Green St Stephen * Kingston on Soar * Kinoulton * Balderton St Giles * Gringley on the Hill * Ratcliffe on Soar * Retford St Saviour * Boughton * Calverton * Nottingham St Nics * Caythorpe * Cinderhill *...
  • PEARL: Pioneering Education - An Advanced ... - ncl.ac.uk

    PEARL: Pioneering Education - An Advanced ... - ncl.ac.uk

    Constant access to email and ness. Student experience in lectures + Can be helpful to access lecture notes + Availability of previous lecture notes (cross-reference) (students prefer to listen) + tablet good for practicals as slides can be seen in...
  • 1099-MISC Reporting Corrections & Reminders

    1099-MISC Reporting Corrections & Reminders

    Important to verify reporting and make manual corrections before the end of 2016. Last day for agencies to make manual corrections, and deadline for interfacing agencies to submit 1099-MISC files Jan. 12, 2017. All 1099-MISC will be submitted Jan. 30,...
  • Draft Measure H FY 2018-19 Funding Recommendations Public

    Draft Measure H FY 2018-19 Funding Recommendations Public

    During FY 2017-18, some one-time Homeless Initiative funding was available. The increase in recommended Measure H funding from $3 m in FY 2017-18 to $6 m in FY 2018-19 corresponds to the exhaustion of this one-time funding. ... PowerPoint Presentation...