Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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The Windhover

The Windhover

Quizzes

1. What is the form of the poem? -> A Shakespearean sonnet
2. What did Hopkins call his funky new meter? -> twisted rhythm
3. What do you call the first eight lines of this form of poem? -> an octet
4. What is Hopkins's word for the unique characteristics of every object and individual? -> inscape
5. What sound does Hopkins alliterate in the first line of "The Windhover"? -> M sounds
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