The Sonnet By William Shakespeare
Sir Thomas Wyatt translated and therefore introduced the Petrarchan sonnet to England in the sixteenth century.
William Shakespeare, a famous English poet, playwright, and actor, wrote the Shakespearean sonnet in the sixteenth century. The Shakespearean sonnet, also referred to as the English sonnet, was in English, dissimilar to Petrarch’s Italian verse. Additionally, Shakespeare structure his poems to include three quatrains, or three sets of four lines, followed by a couplet, or two lines to