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1. What is the form of this poem?→Petrarchan Sonnet
2. Line nine marks which part of the poem?→the turn
3. "Deep-brow'd Homer" and "stout Cortez" are examples of…→epithets.
4. The planet that "swims" into the view of the astronomer is an example of…→alliteration.
5. The final line of the poem features a trochee in order to…→transmit a secret code.
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