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Literature LCC WGU12

Literature-Notes chapter 12

Which of the following describes the organization of ideas in an English (Shakespearian) sonnet? An idea or theme is explored from three different perspectives in three quatrains, and a concluding couplet sums up or comments on the idea or theme.
Which of the following best describes the diction of this line from Sonnet 116: “Admit impediments. Love is not love”? The line begins with elevated diction and switches to more informal diction
What is the narrative point of view in Sonnet 116? The speaker is a first-person narrator
What pattern of repeated sounds occurs in this line from “The Red Wheelbarrow”: “beside the white”? assonance
Which of the following is the best example of imagery? At last morning came. A soft grey glow rose behind the black hills as, one by one, the stars twinkled and faded into the dawn.
Analsis a method by which a thing is separated into parts, and those parts are given rigorous, logical, detailed scrutiny, resulting in a consistent and relatively complete account of the elements of the thing and the principles of their organization.
Explication (de texte) a method, which originated in the teaching of literature in France, involving the painstaking analysis of the meanins, relationships, and ambiguities of the words, images, and other small units that make up a literary work.
English (Shakesperian) Sonnet a sonnet consisting of three quatrains followed by a couplet, rhyming abab cdcd efef gg
Italian (Petrarchan) Sonnet a sonnet divided into an octave rhyming abbaabba and a sestet rhyming cdecde
Iambic Pentameter
Rhyme Scheme The pattern in which rhyme sounds occur in a stanza
Spenserian Sonnet a sonnet of the english type in that it has three quatrains and a couplet but features quatrains joined by the use of linking rhymes: abab bcbc cdcd ee
Quatrain a stanza of four lines
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