How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write?

Answer English poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) wrote 154 sonnets about love, beauty, time and mortality. The sonnets are numbered and organized into three categories: Sonnets 1 to 126 ... Read More »

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How many poems and sonnets did William Shakespeare write?

William Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets, according to the Folger Shakespeare Library. The sonnets dealt primarily with romantic themes, and only 25 of the poems specify that the object of affection i... Read More »

What was the main themes of Shakespeare's sonnets?

His mom and his great grandmother and how they were great influences on his life.he also wrote about his wife and how she did not properly satisfy him

What meter did Shakespeare write in?

William Shakespeare used iambic pentameter as the principal meter in his work. Iambic pentameter is a verse form which has 10 syllables to a line. The even-numbered syllables are stressed (da-DUM).... Read More »

How to Write a Sonnet Like Shakespeare?

Shakespearean sonnets certainly have more rules of rhyme and rhythm than your everyday free-verse poetry, but you can be thankful that it's easier than those Italian ones! Here an author of numerou... Read More »