- a group of sonnets composed by one poet and having a unifying theme or subject.
Origin of sonnet sequence
First recorded in 1880–85
Also called sonnet cycle.
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Examples from the Web for sonnet sequence
Was it not Buonarotti who had carved it in the coloured marbles of a sonnet-sequence?The Picture of Dorian Gray
Now, when a cough drop is to be made the subject of a sonnet-sequence what happens?
This man exhibits his lack of faith in a sonnet-sequence; that man exhibits his lack of bones in a tent.