sonnet sequence

noun

: a series of sonnets often having a unifying theme

Examples of sonnet sequence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This poem is part of a sonnet sequence that meditates on Andrea Modica’s photographs of skulls unearthed from the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. New York Times, 14 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sonnet sequence was in 1881

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“Sonnet sequence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sonnet%20sequence. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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