An overview by Ravynn D.
Overview/History of Sonnet
The Sonnet poem is from Italy "which means little sound or song". Its a popular classical form.Sonnet has two forms of poetry: which are the penchant and the Shakespearean.
purpose of sonnet poetry
To express your feelings to/about someone or something.
Characteristics of Sonnet
Fourteen lines need to be in this poem.Written iambic pentameter. Several Rhyme schemes. Broken down into four sections.
Examples of a sonnet
Twinkle Twinkle little star
how i wonder what you are
up above the world so high
like a diamond in the sky
"Poetic Forms: The Sonnet." Poetic Forms: The Sonnet. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014.
Poets.org. Academy of American Poets, n.d. Web. 05 Dec. 2014.