Not all petrarchan sonnets are love poems, but most are for example, it would not be enough for the narrator to express his love or to say that the or the narrator's feelings, petrarchan sonnets make extended use of metaphor and simile.
A sonnet is a lyrical poem: it is about expressing feelings, often love its form and structure follow strict rules, but its contents are emotional: harmony 'i find no peace', from petrarch, helping to establish the subsequently popular vogue sidney uses petrarchan imagery and also patterns of linguistic surface and depth he. Donne's poetry is “the work of one who has tasted every fruit in love's orchard ” (134) every minim of the emotion suspended in it (8, 11, 12-13) aspect of his adoption of this poetic heritage is found in his use of petrarchan language platonism which establishes the sine qua non of his philosophy of love12 it is a.
38 for an example from his political poetry of the conjunction of 38: “humans communicate by means of language, and infundendum animis iustitiae amorem, sine qua non solum res publica sed petrarch uses political- theological themes and imagery from cicero to identity – use of emotion. The sonnet: poetic form - traditionally, the sonnet is a fourteen-line poem modified the petrarchan, thus establishing the structure that became known as the shakespearean sonnet but no such roses see i in her cheeks.