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Poetry Trivia

QuestionAnswer
Who is the author (last name only) of "The Road Not Taken"? Frost
How many syllables are in an iamb? two
How many iambs make up iambic pentameter? five
How many total syllables are in a line of iambic pentameter? ten
What is the rhyme scheme of the first stanza of "The Road Not Taken"? ABAAB
Identify the sound device: slithering snake alliteration
How many lines are in a couplet? two
How many lines are in an octave? eight
How many lines are in a sestet? six
How many lines are in a quatrain? four
Words that nearly rhyme but are not exact are an example of ___ rhyme. slant
"The Charge of the Light Brigade" is an example of what form of poetry? ballad
"Lucinda Matlock" is an example of which form of poetry? dramatic monologue
A sonnet has ___ line(s). fourteen
A Shakespearian sonnet has ___ quatrain(s). three
A Shakespearian sonnet has ___ couplet(s). one
A blank verse poem has what type of meter? iambic pentameter
What type of rhyme occurs within the lines? internal
A ___ is like a paragraph within a poem. stanza
A ___ is like a narrator within a poem. speaker
True or False: A speaker is always the author of a poem. False
Created by: salban
 

 



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