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Read this sonnet, and then complete the sentences that follow. Sonnet 4 by Edmund Spenser Be not dismayed that her unmov

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Read this sonnet, and then complete the sentences that follow. Sonnet 4 by Edmund Spenser Be not dismayed that her unmoved mind Doth still persist in her

Read this sonnet, and then complete the sentences that follow. Sonnet 4 by Edmund Spenser Be not dismayed that her unmoved mind Doth still persist in her rebellious pride: And love not like to lusts o
BE naught dismayed that her unmoved mind             ADoth still persist in her rebellious pride:                       BSuch love, not like to lusts of baser kind,                     AThe harder won, the firmer will abide.                         BThe dureful oak, whose sap is not yet dried,                B Is long ere it conceive the kindling fire;                          CBut, when it once doth burn, it doth divide                     BGreat heat, and makes his flames to heaven aspire.     C So hard it is to kindle new desire                                    CIn gentle breast, that shall endure for ever:                   DDeep is the wound, that dints the parts entire                CWith chaste affects that naught but death can sever;      D    Then think not long in taking little pain                           E  To knit the knot, that ever shall remain.                        E1) The sonnet is written in the ENGLISH FORM. *Actually, Petrarchan and Italian sonnet are the same. Thus, I chose English Form. The above form of Edmund Spenser is called Spenserian Sonnet because Spenser has his own form of sonnet.2) The rhyme scheme is a b a b b c b c c d c d e e.3) The main idea of the poem is lasting love. *Sonnet 4 is part of Amoretti, a collection of 89 sonnets, that is a celebration of his upcoming nuptials to his beloved Elizabeth Boyle.4) The poet used the personification of burning oak to emphasize how patient one needs to be when trying to win the love of a lady.5) He also uses the metaphor of the knot. ...

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