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1

what is the rhyme scheme of petrarchan sonnet

ABBA ABBA CDCDCD / CDECDE / CDCCDC

2

what is the rhyme scheme of spenserian sonnet

ABAB BCBC CDCD EE

3

what is rhyme scheme of shakespearian sonnet

ABAB CDCD EFEF GG

4

where does volta occur for petrarchan sonnet and spenserian sonnet

after line 8

5

where does volta occur for shakesperain sonnet

sometimes before line 8 , mostly before couplet

6

what is when i consider how my light is spent by john milton about

blind guy reflecting about his life and how God gave him talent of writing but he cant use it bc blind? will he get into heaven? patience reassures him

7

what is meditation 17 about by john donne

we're all affected by each other

8

in meditation 17 what is man compared to

page or chapter in book

9

in meditation 17 what is translating into a different language mean

salvation

10

in meditation 17 what does translators mean

causes for death

11

in meditation 17 what is the library

heaven

12

what literary device is "any man's death diminished me, because i am involved in mankind and therefore never send to now for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for the"

paradox, the bell can't toll for u bc you dead.
- when one person dies a little piece of you dies too. it affects all man kind

13

what is holy sonnet 10 about

Death doesn't kill people, it just welcomes them to eternal life. it can't kill bc ppl will be remembered