Petrarchan Sonnets

Shakespearean sonnet features

Shakespearean sonnet features

William Shakespeare produced a new pattern of Sonnet called ‘Shakespearean Sonnet’ or ‘Elizabethan Sonnet’ or ‘English Sonnet‘. The following are the salient features of his Sonnet: The Shakespearean Sonnets are divided into three quatrains with four lines each and the concluding stanza is a Couplet containing two lines. The Rhyme Scheme of the Sonnets is…