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William Shakespeare made the English sonnet - as opposed to the Italian sonnets written by Petrarch - a well-known poetic form.

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William Shakespeare is credited with popularizing the English Sonnet form through his collection of 154 sonnets. His mastery of the form and exploration of complex themes such as love, time, and mortality have solidified the sonnet's significance in literature.

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Who made English sonnet most famous?

Shakespeare.


What is shakespeares most famous English sonnet?

sonnet 18


What is a famous sonnet?

Sonnet 16 Most sonnets are famous


What is special about a sonnet?

A sonnet is unique in that it has 14 rhyming lines of equal length. Two of the most famous writers of sonnets in the English language were William Shakespeare and Edmund Spenser.


What is Shakespeare's most famous poem?

Shakespeare most famous poem is Sonnet #18


What were William shakespeare's famous poems?

His most famous poem is clearly Sonnet 18.


Who is most well-known for English sonnets?

William Shakespeare is known for the English or Shakespearean Sonnet.


Who wrote the famous sonnet 116?

Sonnet 116 was written by William Shakespeare. It was first published in the year 1609. It is considered one of his most famous sonnets although experts argue about the theme.


What is William Shakespeare's most famous sonnet?

Sonnet 18- Shall I Compare Thee to A Summer's Day? These four are also some of Shakespeare's most popular sonnets Sonnet 029 - When in disgrace with fortune Sonnet 116 - Let me not to the marriage of true minds Sonnet 126 - O thou my lovely boy Sonnet 130 - My Mistress' eyes


What is the best sonnet shakespeare made?

Sonnet 18 is his most popular. It's a matter of opinion whether it is his best.


What are Shakespeare's most famous sonnet?

My personal favorite is Sonnet 130. Very traditional Shakespearean sonnet, in that the couplet at the end offers a twist on the three previous quatrains. I think that number 18 "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day..." is the most quoted and well known of his sonnets.


What was William Shakespeare's most famous poem?

A fairy story. Simple as that! And like many simple answers, wrong. Shakespeare did not write a poem called "a fairy story". His most famous poem is Sonnet XVIII, "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?"