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Eldorado

Eldorado

by Edgar Allan Poe

Eldorado: "Eldorado": The Basics True or False

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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