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The sonnet How Soon Hath Time was written by a world renounce English poet named John Milton John Milton was born in England he started writing poems and sonnets at Cambridge were he went to college John Milton is a religious individual He is famous for the poetry Paradise Lost John Milton also wrote How Soon Hath time in which has an autobiography touch on the sonnet Having to learn to write like Petrarch The poem How Soon Hath Time is by John Milton is written in the Petrarchan form with an iambic pentameter It means that the poem has 14 lines and the poem has an octave and a sestet The first part being an octave and the second part is the sestet The octave part of the poem has a rhyming scheme of abbaabba while the sestet portion of the poem has a rhyming scheme of cdedce The octave states the problem of the author and the sestet gives the answer for the dilemma The sestet is the turning point of a two part Petrarch poem Every four lines makes up for a stanza and it makes up for one sentence Every four line stanza is ended with a period for the punctuation mark The punctuation mark in the form of a period is used to divide the poem and to divide the octave in two sections The sonnet has a clear and basic rhythm meaning that the meter of the poem is basic Each line ends with a rhyming word that associate with the rhyming pattern Line 2 year pg440 is rhymed with career pg440 in line 3 In some lines Milton shortens the word for it to rhyme but all lines contain five beats Words like showth and induth is shortening in order for it to rhyme with youth and truth Most of the time sonnets are type of poems that explore problems For John Miltons sonnet the
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