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To Melancholy

To Melancholy


by Charlotte Smith

To Melancholy: Elegiac What, Now? True or False

1. What is the form of the poem? -> A Petrarchan sonnet
2. What is an elegy? -> the inscription on someone's gravestone
3. What are the first eight lines of a Petrarchan sonnet called? -> the sestet
4. What is an eye-rhyme? -> Words that rhyme with "eye."
5. What does the poetic term "apostrophe" mean? -> It's a comparison using "like" or "as."