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Today:. Take out note cards Copy down notes on sonnets on the next 3 slides. Sonnets. Origins of the Sonnet: Originated in Italy in the 13 th century. Sonnet means “little song” in Italian Types of Sonnets: Petrarchan (Italian sonnet) English Sonnet

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today
Today:
  • Take out note cards
  • Copy down notes on sonnets on the next 3 slides
sonnets
Sonnets

Origins of the Sonnet:

  • Originated in Italy in the 13th century.
  • Sonnet means “little song” in Italian

Types of Sonnets:

  • Petrarchan (Italian sonnet)
  • English Sonnet
    • Originated by Sir Thomas Wyatt who was allegedly writing about Ann Boleyn
    • Shakespearean
    • Spenserian

General Structure of the Sonnet:

  • 14 line lyric poem with a specific rhyme scheme and structure depending on its type.
petrarchan sonnet
Petrarchan Sonnet

Two Part Structure

  • Octave (first 8 lines) describes the speaker’s situation or predicament
    • abbaabba rhyme scheme
  • Sestet (last 6 lines) resolves, concludes or expresses a reaction to that situation
    • cdcdcd OR cdecderhyme scheme
spenserian sonnet
Spenserian Sonnet
  • Similar to Shakespearean Sonnet BUT the rhyme schemes are linked
    • ababbcbccdcdee
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40 minutes

    • Work in pairs to (line by line) paraphrase:
      • Sonnet 30 and 75 by Spenser (p. 298-299)
      • Sonnet 169 and 292 by Petrarch (p. 309-310)
    • We will go over the poems after 40 minutes.
      • Paraphrases will be collected after going over the poems
  • Unit 9 Slideshow
    • Synonyms and Antonyms
    • Completing the Sentence
  • Monday Unit 9 Vocabulary Quiz AND worksheet due.
acclamation
Acclamation
  • Noun
    • A shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval
  • Synonyms: ovation, cheering, plaudits
  • Antonyms: booing, hissing, jeers, catcalls
bucolic
Bucolic
  • Adjective
    • Characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shepherds and cowherds, pastoral
  • Synonyms: rustic
  • Antonyms: urban, metropolitan
calumniate
Calumniate
  • Verb
    • To slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously
  • Synonyms: defame, libel
  • Antonyms: flatter, whitewash, praise
chary
Chary
  • Adjective
    • Extreme cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved, diffident
  • Synonyms: wary, skittish
  • Antonyms: heedless, reckless, incautious
collusion
Collusion
  • Noun
    • Secret agreement or cooperation
  • Synonyms: conspiracy, plot, connivance, cahoots
dilettante
Dilettante
  • Noun
    • A dabbler in the arts; one who engages in activity in an amateurish, trifling way; (adjective) superficial
  • Synonyms: amateur, trifler
  • Antonyms: professional
imperturbable
Imperturbable
  • Adjective
    • Not easily excited; emotionally steady
  • Synonyms: unflappable, unexcitable, serene, unruffled
  • Antonyms: excitable
increment
Increment
  • Noun
    • An enlargement, increase, addition
  • Synonyms: accretion, gain
  • Antonyms:loss, reduction, decrease
mandate
Mandate
  • Noun
    • An authoritative command, formal order, authorization; (v) to issue such an order
  • Synonyms: (n) directive
  • Antonyms: (v) to forbid, ban, outlaw
paltry
Paltry
  • Adjective
    • Trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable; inferior, trashy
  • Synonyms: measly, meager, piddling, trivial
  • Antonyms: gigantic, immense, colossal
paroxysm
Paroxysm
  • Noun
    • A sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion
  • Synonyms: fit, seizure
pedantry
Pedantry
  • Noun
    • A pretentious display of knowledge; overly rigid attention to rules and details
  • Synonyms: nit-picking, hairsplitting, pettifoggery
peregrination
Peregrination
  • Noun
    • The act of traveling; an excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country
  • Synonyms: journey, wandering, odyssey
redolent
Redolent
  • Adjective
    • Fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura
  • Synonyms: evocative, reminiscent, aromatic
  • Antonyms: unevocative, odorless
refulgent
Refulgent
  • Adjective
    • Shining, radiant, resplendent
  • Synonyms: luminous, splendid
  • Antonyms: dim, dark, obscure, dingy, dull, murky
shibboleth
Shibboleth
  • Noun
    • A word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others; a commonplace saying or truism
  • Synonyms: catchphrase, password, slogan
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Tyro
  • Noun
    • A beginner, novice; one with little or no background or skill
  • Synonyms: neophyte
  • Antonyms: veteran, past master, expert
unremitting
Unremitting
  • Adjective
    • Not stopping, maintained steadily, never letting up, relentless
  • Synonyms: constant, incessant, unrelenting
  • Antonyms: desultory, intermittent
vacillate
Vacillate
  • Verb
    • To swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to waver weakly in mind or will
  • Synonyms: seesaw, fluctuate, oscillate
  • Antonyms: persevere
vituperative
Vituperative
  • Adjective
    • Harshly abusive, severely scolding
  • Synonyms: abusive, scurrilous, insulting
  • Antonyms: complimentary, laudatory, flattering