What is another word for sonnet?

Pronunciation: [sˈɒnɪt] (IPA)

A sonnet is a 14-line poem that follows a strict rhyme scheme and structure. However, there are various synonyms for the word sonnet, which can be used to refer to a similar type of poem. One such synonym is the word "poetical form," which encompasses a range of structured poems, including sonnets. Another synonym for sonnet could be "fourteener," which denotes the number of lines in the poem. Additionally, "quatorzain" is yet another term that describes a 14-line poem, although it may not necessarily follow the strict structure of a sonnet. Overall, there are many terms that can refer to a poem similar to a sonnet, but none can truly replace the beauty and complexity of this timeless form.

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Usage examples for Sonnet

This means that the student should understand its organic construction and technic, just as he should understand the organic construction and technic of a short story, a ballad, or a perfect sonnet, if he is to appreciate them properly.
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Nevertheless this is not because the lyric or sonnet is in verse and the novel in prose.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
Nor was the sonnet, in spite of its accomplishment, lacking in passion, and Katharine, as she read the pages through again, could see in what direction her feelings ought to flow, supposing they revealed themselves.
"Night and Day"
Virginia Woolf

Famous quotes with Sonnet

  • Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same.
    A. R. Ammons
  • I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
    Tallulah Bankhead
  • If I wrote in a sonnet form, I would be distorting. Or if I had some great new idea for line breaks and I used it in a poem, but it's really not right for that poem, but I wanted it, that would be distorting.
    Sharon Olds
  • A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, cone a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
    Robert A. Heinlein
  • I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
    Tallulah Bankhead

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