I didn’t know that the origins of the sonnet lie in Italy.
A short history of the sonnet form, with some fun facts about its development
Writing an introduction to the sonnet throws out a number of questions, so in this post we will ask what might be considered the essential questions about the sonnet form, and provide some answers. Who invented the sonnet? What form does the sonnet take? These sorts of questions. They actually throw out some surprising answers…
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