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Writing Contest

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Writing Contest for 2015

The Sonnet Contest, open to students and adults, provides an opportunity to showcase writing skills by writing an Elizabeth sonnet. Contest Divisions are Elementary School (grades 4-5), Middle School (grades 6-8), High School (grades 9-12), and adult.

Write an original sonnet using the Shakespearean rhyme scheme about life in Elizabethan England or themes used by Shakespeare. A sonnet consists of 14 lines of iambic pentameter (2 syllables per meter (foot) 5 meters (feet) per line). The Shakespearean rhyme scheme consists of three quatrains and a couplet (abab cdcd efef gg).

Rules

Awards

All participates will receive a certificate of participation and their works will be displayed on the OOTW educational website (www.ootw-education.org). OOTW reserves the right not to display entries that do not follow the theme or would be considered inappropriate for a family oriented venue.

For additional information, call (703) 508-5036, or email educational coordinator.

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