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sonnet sequence

  1. a group of sonnets composed by one poet and having a unifying theme or subject.
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Origin of sonnet sequence

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called sonnet cycle.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for sonnet sequence

Historical Examples

  • Was it not Buonarotti who had carved it in the coloured marbles of a sonnet-sequence?

    The Picture of Dorian Gray

    Oscar Wilde

  • 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.