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Ode on Melancholy

Ode on Melancholy

by John Keats

Ode on Melancholy: Coming to Terms Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Ode on Melancholy? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the pattern of an iamb?


dadadaDUM
DUMda
daDUM
DUMdadum
Q. Where did the ode originate?


Ancient Greece
Medieval France
Rural New Jersey
Ancient Egypt
Q. What is the rhyme scheme of the first two stanzas?


ABABABABAB
ABBACDECDE
ABABCDECDE
ABCDEABCDE
Q. What is a trochee?


A reversed iamb
An extra syllable in a poetic line
An upside-down troll
A rhyme that doesn't quite work
Q. How many iambs are there in a line of iambic pentameter?


3
4
5
10
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