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To Melancholy

To Melancholy


by Charlotte Smith

To Melancholy: Elegiac What, Now? Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around To Melancholy? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is the form of the poem?

A Petrarchan sonnet
A Shakespearean sonnet
A rock ballad
An ode
Q. What is an elegy?

the speech you give at someone's funeral
a sad, mournful poem
the inscription on someone's gravestone
a special kind of rowboat
Q. What are the first eight lines of a Petrarchan sonnet called?

the octave
the octopus
the octet
the sestet
Q. What is an eye-rhyme?

Words that only look like they rhyme
Words that rhyme with "eye."
Words that rhyme within a poetic line.
Any words that rhyme
Q. What does the poetic term "apostrophe" mean?

It's a punctuation mark that looks like a comma floating in the air.
It's a comparison using "like" or "as."
It's the repetition of vowel sounds.
It's when you address something that cannot answer you.