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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 True or False

1. What is the predominant meter of "The Nymph's Reply"? -> Iambic tetrameter
2. What is feminine rhyme? -> When an extra stressed syllable is added onto a line of iambic tetrameter
3. ______ is a figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated. -> Obliteration
4. A pair of (often, rhymed) lines is known as a _____. -> Deuce
5. The rhyme scheme of this poem is closest to which of the following? -> AABB