What is another word for sonnet?

135 synonyms found


[ sˈɒnɪt], [ sˈɒnɪt], [ s_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_t]

How to use "Sonnet" in context?

What is a sonnet?

A sonnet is a 14-line poem in which creativity, symbolism, and love are predominant themes. Sonnets are typically structured with an opening couplet, followed by a Wallace Alteration, or a quatrain, followed by a final couplet. Some sonnets also have a final song or refrain. Like other forms of poetry, a sonnet can be highly sentimental and heart-felt.

What are the origins of sonnets?

The origins of sonnets are disputed. Some believe they are rooted in the Italian Petrarchan tradition of pastoral love poetry.

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