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The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd

by Sir Walter Ralegh

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd: I Am What Iamb Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the predominant meter of "The Nymph's Reply"?


Iambic spondee
Trochaic hexameter
Shmeter
Iambic tetrameter
Q. What is feminine rhyme?


Any word that rhymes with "girl"
When the last two syllables of two lines of poetry rhyme
When an extra stressed syllable is added onto a line of iambic tetrameter
When a line of poetry ends in alliteration
Q. ______ is a figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated.


Blazon
Metaphor
Obliteration
Metonymy
Q. A pair of (often, rhymed) lines is known as a _____.


Deuce
Double-down
Line-pals
Couplet
Q. The rhyme scheme of this poem is closest to which of the following?


AABB
ABAB
ABBA
COOL
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