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by Kay Ryan

Turtle: Sound Tracks Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Turtle? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which sentence best describes slant rhyme?

The rhyming words appear at the end of lines.
The rhyming sounds are similar but not identical.
The rhyming sounds involve consonants but not vowels.
The rhyming words are printed diagonally across the page.
Q. Which poetic device is used in line 1 of "Turtle"?

exact rhyme
slant rhyme
cell phone
Q. Which lines of "Turtle" display terminal rhyme?

Lines 5 and 6
Lines 10 and 11
Lines 13 and 15
Lines 77 and 78
Q. In lines11 and 12, the words lives, luck-level, and lottery illustrate

internal rhyme.
slot machines.
Q. The words "a four-oared" (2) and "afford" (3) best demonstrate the use of

free verse.
mosaic rhyme.
mythological allusion.
hipster turtle talk.