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One Day I Wrote Her Name

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ONE DAY I WROTE HER NAME
                                            Edmund Spenser
  1. Name the sonnet series to which “One day I wrote her name” belongs to? What is the theme of the series
Ans: Spenser’s sonnet “One day I wrote her name” belongs to “Amoretti”, a series of eighty nine love sonnets which give an idealized account of his own courtship with Elizabeth Boyle. The sonnets celebrate the renaissance love beauty and idealistic aspiration. A curious undertone of melancholy is delicately blended in the sonnets.
  2. Do you think “One day I wrote her name” is a representative Spenserian sonnet?
Ans: As a representative Spenserian sonnet “One day I wrote her name” celebrates Renaissance love of beauty and idealistic aspiration through simple language and commonplace imagery .The simple emotion of love runs throughout the sonnet and culminates in the poet’s bold assertion in the supremacy of poetic art to immortalize his love.
  3. “One day I wrote her name” is typical in its idealization--- Do you agree ?
Ans: Like a typical Renaissance love poetry, Spenser’s “One day I wrote her name” is inspired by the high ideal of sincere love. The poem is the poet’s bold assertion of the supremacy of poe5tic art to eternalize love and to make it triumphant over the ravages of time.
  4. What is the central theme of the sonnet “One day I wrote her name”?
Ans: The central theme of Spenser’s sonnet “One day I wrote her name” is the poet’s bold assertion of the supremacy of poetic art to immortalize his love. Though his lady love is sceptic about the result of his endeavour , the poet is highly optimistic that his love will survive the ravages of time.
  5. What is the structure of the sonnet “One day I wrote her name”?
Ans: This sonnet is formed of three alternately rhymed quatrains and a concluding couplet. The last line every quatrain rhymes with the first line of next quatrain to achieve an effective melody. The rhyme scheme followed in the sonnet is...

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