AP English Literature and Composition 1.3 Passage Drill 6
AP English Literature and Composition 1.3 Passage Drill 6. The form of this poem can best be described as what?
|AP English Literature and Composition||Imagery and Figurative Language|
Passage Drill 6
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"Quat" indicates 4... and there are neither 4 lines in each stanza, nor 4 stanzas... so
we can pretty sure that one's not the droid we're looking for...
A villanelle is always exactly nineteen lines... which means we're one short. We can scratch
Is it a sonnet? Hm... certainly feels like a sonnet. The lovey-dovey subject matter is
But unfortunately, we have the same problem here as we did with the villanelle... a sonnet
must be 14 lines. B is out. There's no way it's blank verse, because blank
verse doesn't rhyme, and this... does.
So then... it's gotta be C, right? A series of sestets?
You betcha. A sestet is a six-line stanza... and we've got three stanzas.
Sorry to make you mix your literature and your arithmetic, but... advanced calculus
tells us that 3 times 6 is 18.
So our answer is C.
O happy day.