a. "i lift my lamp beside the golden door"
b. "when the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me"
c. "not that the pines are darker there"
d. "and sorry I could not travel both"
The answer is A. "I lift my lamp beside the golden door" Just took test 4-19-2009
The rose will grow until the winter comes.
i lift my lamp beside the golden door
A sonnet -- particularly of the Italian or Shakespearean variety -- is comprised of fourteen lines of iambic pentameter.
The lines are alternately iambic tetrameter and iambic pentameter, with an extra line of iambic pentameter at the end of each verse.
poetry that is written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines of ten syllables
14 lines. iambic pentameter.
Because its like an iambic pentameter with lines
14 lines, a strict rhyme scheme, and written in iambic pentameter
YesSonnets are usually defined as poems written in iambic pentameter with 3 quatrains ("paragraphs" with 4 lines each) that follow an ABAB rhyme scheme. It ends with a rhyming couplet that is also iambic pentameter.A line written in Iambic pentameter has 10 syllables. The first is unstressed, the second is stressed, and they continue to alternate between stressed and unstressed until the end of the line.
The majority of Shakespeare's sonnets were written in Iambic Pentameter (ten syllable lines with the stress falling on even number syllables). One or two are in Iambic Tetrameter (eight syllable lines). Other authors who wrote Shakespearean sonnets also usually chose Iambic Pentameter, though you also find occasional sonnets in Iambic Hexameter (twelve syllable lines), Iambic Tetrameter, and (very rarely) even more exotic metres.
Iambic pentameter is a common form of verse used in poetry. An iamb is one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable. Iambic pentameter consists of lines that have five iambs each.
has fourteen lines. is written in iambic pentameter. has a rhyme scheme of abab cdcd efef gg.
A sonnet is a type of poetry (14 lines, iambic pentameter).
That is called blank verse.
A fourteen line poem in iambic pentameter (in English) is very likely to be a sonnet. It isn't guaranteed to be a sonnet - but the first thing you check is whether it is a sonnet or not.
This sounds very much as if the answer it is looking for is A Sonnet.
Simply put... A heroic couplet is two lines of rhymed iambic pentameter, while a couplet may still rhyme, but is not in iambic pentameter. The difference is the meter.