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A Song of Despair

A Song of Despair

by Pablo Neruda

A Song of Despair: Like a Song Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Song of Despair? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. How are the lines in the poem arranged?


Couplets
Quatrains
Randomly
Triplets
Q. "In you everything sank" is an example of which poetic device?


apostrophe
epistrophe
simile
understatement
Q. Which poetic device is "Oh pit of debris" an example of?


apostrophe
compliment
epistrophe
simile
Q. Which poetic device is "Deserted like the wharves at dawn" an example of?


anachronism
apostrophe
epistrophe
simile
Q. What poetic device does "Deserted like the wharves at dawn. It is the hour of departure oh deserted one!" demonstrate?


alliteration
cacophony
ekphrasis
neologism
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