Shakespearean sonnet


Examples of Shakespearean sonnet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While social media is rife with examples of LLMs responding in a Shakespearean sonnet or a poem in the style of Dr. Seuss, this format flexibility didn’t extend to Woebot’s style. Casey Sackett, IEEE Spectrum, 26 May 2024 In less than a minute, the program had created in full a rhyming Shakespearean sonnet. Seth Perlow, Washington Post, 13 Feb. 2023 Fancy a tribute to the Blue Line in the style of a Shakespearean sonnet? Globe Columnist,, 14 Dec. 2022 Shakespeare made such frequent use of this poetic form that today it’s called the Shakespearean sonnet. IEEE Spectrum, 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Shakespearean sonnet was in 1903

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“Shakespearean sonnet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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