Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1998. 23 Rilke, who is "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets 24 wrote the cycle in a period of three weeks experiencing what he described a "savage creative storm". Sonnets using this scheme are known as Shakespearean sonnets, or English sonnets, or Elizabethan sonnets. The Nineteenth Century Sonnet. In the three quatrains the poet establishes a theme or problem and then resolves it in the final two lines, called the couplet. Mowat, Barbara.; Werstine, Paul, eds. 2, line 68 Shakespeare, William. 69 In Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice and Benedick each write a sonnet, which serves as proof that they have fallen in love. The contents include a collection of 154 sonnets followed by the poem A Lover's Complaint.
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In one other variation on the standard structure, found for example in sonnet 29, the rhyme scheme is changed by repeating the second (b) rhyme of quatrain one as the second (f) rhyme of quatrain three. "The International Literary Quarterly". Spenserian edit A variant on the English form is the Spenserian sonnet, named after Edmund Spenser (c.15521599 in which the rhyme scheme is abab, bcbc, cdcd,. It contains 154 sonnets, which are followed by the long poem ". (g) In Russian edit Alexander Pushkin 's novel in verse Eugene Onegin consists almost entirely of 389 stanzas of iambic tetrameter with the unusual rhyme scheme "AbAbCCddEffEgg where the uppercase letters represent feminine rhymes while the lowercase letters represent masculine rhymes. 21 In German edit Paulus Melissus (15391602) was the first to use the sonnet and the terza rima in German lyric.