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Sonnet 116 by Mind Map: Sonnet 116

1. Genre: Sonnet

1.1. a short poem with 14 lines

1.1.1. First quatrain : Introduction of theme

1.1.2. Second quatrain : Development of theme

1.1.3. Third quatrain : Reflection of theme

1.1.4. Fourth quatrain : Conclusion

1.2. Rhyme Scheme

1.2.1. ABAB

1.2.2. CDCD

1.2.3. EFEF

1.2.4. GG

1.3. Written in iambic pentameter

1.3.1. Iambic : One unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable

1.3.2. Pentameter : Lines of 5 feet

2. The sonnets are Shakespeare's most popular work

3. Theme

3.1. Ideal love

3.2. Constant love

3.3. Enduring love

3.4. True marriage

4. Plot

4.1. It is about love in a perfect form

4.1.1. The lovers come to each other freely

4.1.2. They enter into a relationship based on trust and understanding

4.2. The sonnet attempts to define love, by telling both what it is and what is not

5. FoS

5.1. Line 1 - 4 reveal :

5.2. Line 5 and 6 proclaim :

5.3. Line 7 and 8 state :

5.4. Line 9 to 12 reaffirm :

5.5. The final couplet

6. Author

6.1. William Shakespeare (1565 - 1616) in Stratfort-upon-Avon

6.2. Married? Children?

6.3. 4 periods of literature: list out

7. Published year: 1609

7.1. Period of Literature: Renaissance