Form and Rhyme Quiz


For # 1 - 4,  Name that Poetic Form


1) 39 lines; six sestets plus one tercet; the b, d, and f rhyme words must be used in the tercet   sestina


2) 14 lines; iambic pentameter; ends in a sestet   Italian  or Petrarchan sonnet


3) 17 syllables arranged in a 5, 7, 5 syllable pattern   haiku


4) any  stanza or unit of 2 lines, usually rhyming   couplet



5) which pairs are an example of  eye-rhyme?   enough/dough    bar stool/ridicule


6) what is a caesura?   a pause or  "cut" in a line


7) Lennard says that rhyme is best understood as a type of :   a) argumentation  b) punctuation


c) stanza