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The Rights of Woman

The Rights of Woman


by Anna Laetitia Barbauld

The Rights of Woman: Form and Formal Etiquette True or False

1. What's the form of the poem? -> Ballad meter
2. What's the rhyme scheme of the poem? -> ABAB
3. What's an "eye rhyme"? -> An ocular condition that you should see a doctor about.
4. What's the meter of the poem? -> dactylic hexameter
5. What's a trochaic inversion? -> a trochee (backwards iamb) in an otherwise iambic poem.