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A Dream Within a Dream

A Dream Within a Dream

by Edgar Allan Poe

A Dream Within a Dream: Formal Issues Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Dream Within a Dream? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How many lines are in this poem?


2
11
Infinity
24
Q. How many stanzas are in this poem?


24
1
2
8,000,000
Q. What is the best description of this poem's meter?


Dactylic Hexameter
Iambic Trimeter
Odometer
Speedometer
Q. What type of two-line group composes the majority of this poem?


Couplet
Metallica
Sestet
Octet
Q. Line 11 is the only example of what type of meter in this poem?


Parking Meter
Free Verse
Dumb Meter
Iambic Tetrameter
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