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Question 7:

Shelley's sonnet follows the traditional structure of the fourteen-line Italian sonnet, featuring an opening octave, or set of eight lines, that presents a conflict or dilemma, followed by a sestet, or set of six lines, that offers some resolution or commentary upon the proposition introduced in the octave. Read the poem carefully and complete the following table on the structure of the poem.

Rhyme Scheme

Theme

Octave

Sestet

Answer:

Rhyme Scheme

Theme

Octave

ABAB-ACDC

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