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The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls

The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls


by Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Splendour Falls on Castle Walls: Form and Formalwear Quiz

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Q. What does the meter of the poem refer to?

The place you pay for parking
The rhythm of the words in each line
Alliteration and personification
100 centimeters of poem
Q. What is the meter of "Splendour Falls"?

iambic tetrameter
iambic pentameter
It's only rock n' roll
spondee city
Q. What are some examples of internal rhyme from this poem?

"Fire" and "dire"
"fairy" and "canary"
"shakes" and "lakes"
"Tennyson" and "Schmennyson"
Q. What is "alliteration"?

Leaving trash outside of a designated receptacle
The repetition of the same ending syllable sound
The repetition of the same first consonant sound
A groovy new dance move
Q. What is the rhyme scheme of this poem?

A/A, B, C/C, B, D, D