Poetry, Part 2
posted by Anonymous .
One difference between English sonnet and the Italian sonnet is its
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The Italian sonnet is divided into an octave, which is eight lines, and a sestet, which is six lines.
The English sonnet is divided into three quatrains, in other words, twelve lines, and a couplet.
The rhyme scheme for the Italian sonnet is a-b-b-a, a-b-b-a for the octave and either c-d-e-c-d-e, or c-d-c-d-c-d
The rhyme scheme for the English sonnet is a-b-a-b, c-d-c-d, e-f-e-f, g-g.
that's true that the Italian sonnet is divide into two parts..