The sestet states the question or problem and the octet states the solution.
The English sonnet sometimes varies in the number of lines it has.
The English sonnet usually consists of 2 quatrains and a couplet.
A rhyme scheme of ABBA ABBA CDE CDE would belong in an Italian sonnet.
The words "but," and "yet," could be used as "turns."
It is possible there was a parody of the Mona Lisa before DaVinci ever painted it.
A parable is a type of allegory.
Blank verse and iambic pentameter have their meters in common.
An essay is a type of poetry that was produced during the Renaissance.
Couplet is another word for quatrain.