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1. When did Poe write "Eldorado"?→He didn't write it. John Grisham did.
2. From what book does the phrase "Valley of the Shadow" come?→Jurassic Park
3. What meter does Poe use the most in "Eldorado"?→Iambic dimeter
4. What is the term for two lines right next to each other that rhyme, such as "Gaily bedight / A gallant knight"?→Slant rhyme
5. What event inspired Poe to write "Eldorado"?→The California Gold Rush
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