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The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love


by Christopher Marlowe

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love: Devised around Devices Quiz

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Q. What poetic devices do we see at work in Lines 7 and 8?

alliteration and assonance
alliteration and consonance
winged verse
Q. What is enjambment?

The repetition of one word or phrase in a work of poetry
The process by which berries are turned into jams, jellies, marmalades or compotes
the use of nature imagery in a poem
the continuation of one line of verse into the next
Q. What meter does Marlowe choose for the poem?

iambic tetrameter
iambic pentameter
heroic couplets
heroic couples
Q. What plants are classical symbols of love and romance?

roses and posies
myrtle leaves and roses
amber and coral
none of the above
Q. A madrigal is…

a Renaissance word for bird calls
a complicated vocal arrangement, popular in the Renaissance
a very angry hen
religious chants used in Anglican church ceremonies