Complexities of the Sonnet

Discover and identify how William Shakespeare created complex systems within his sonnets using both words and the structure of the poem. To begin the instructor will review the basic structural elements, characteristics, and style of Shakespeare's sonnets. Next, learners will read several Shakespearean sonnets and analyze the wordplay, subject relationships, tone, and imagery used. Then learners will read and analyze a chosen sonnet.    

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Resource Details

Grade
11th - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Collaborative Learning