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What is a sestet?

A stanza with six lines, better known as the last six lines of an Italian sonnet.
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What is true about shakespeareans sonnets do they have to two section one with eight lines called octave and one with six lines called the sestet?

  The eight line octave followed by a six line sestet is usually characteristic of a Petrarchan Sonnet. The Shakespearean sonnet is nearly always organised as four quatrai (MORE)