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 What type of sonnet is Emma Lazarus'poem Statue of Liberty?

Answer Emma Lazarus's poem celebrating the Statue of Liberty, "The New Colossus," is in early Petrarchan (or Italian) sonnet form, as it follows the rhyme scheme "abab abab cdcdcd"; the first eight lines ... Read More »
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What type of sonnet is Emma Lazarus'Statue of Liberty poem?

Emma Lazarus's poem "The New Colossus," engraved on the Statue of Liberty's pedestal, is an Italian sonnet, also known as a Petrarchan sonnet. A Petrarchan sonnet is separated into two sections: on... Read More »
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What river is the Statue of Liberty in?

The Statue of Liberty is not actually in a river, but in the Upper Bay of New York Harbor. Both the Hudson and East rivers empty into the harbor at the southern tip of Manhattan, which is only two ... Read More »
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What is the Statue of Liberty used for?

The Statue of Liberty is not only a symbol of freedom for immigrants who have come to the United States, but also a place of history and education. The Statue of Liberty is open for tours. It has a... Read More »
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What size is the Statue of Liberty?

The Statue of Liberty is 305 feet 1 inch tall from the ground below the pedestal to the tip of the flame. The statue itself is 151 feet 1 inch tall from the top of the base to the tip of the flame.... Read More »
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