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The Good Morrow

The Good Morrow


by John Donne

The Good Morrow: How Formal? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Good Morrow? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. 19 lines of "The Good Morrow" are ___ syllables; the other three are ___ syllables:

8; 12
10; 12
10; 14
3; 9.5
Q. After the quatrain in each stanza comes the ____:

Q. Which of the following is an example of assonance?

"love so alike"
"all pleasures fancies be"
"sucked on country pleasures"
"Let sea-discoverers... Let maps"
Q. What is an anaphora?

the repetition of a word at the beginning of successive lines
the similarity of structure in a sentence or series of words
an extended metaphor that compares unusual things
two or more words that contain the same vowel sound
Q. In which line does parallelism occur?

line 18
line 3
line 0
line 17