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Born in Dublin, this poet's writings were largely Gaelic-influenced. William Butler Yeats is the correct answer. The remaining answer choices are all American poets. Yeats also wrote When You are Old and To a Child Dancing in the Wind. That’s my last duchess painted on the wall, Looking as if she were alive. I call That piece a wonder, now; Fra Pandolf’s hands Worked busily a day, and there she stands. How many grammatical caesuras are in the above lines from Robert Browning’s My Last Duchess? 4 is the correct answer. A caesura is a pause within a line, either grammatical (noted by punctuation) or rhetorical (a natural pause without punctuation). There are a total of four grammatical pauses within the above lines (“alive.” “wonder,” “now;” and “day,”). This poet wrote The Bell Jar. Sylvia Plath is the correct answer. Many of Sylvia Plath’s later works in Ariel, Crossing the Water, and Winter Trees were dark, macabre pieces alluding to her eventual suicide at age 30, after a long bout with mental illness. Ernest Hemingway was not a poet, and wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls.
What is the proper form of a haiku? "Three lines, consisting of five, seven, and five syllables, respectively" is the correct answer. Three lines, consisting of seven, five, and seven syllables, respectively, is an incorrect haiku, while five lines with the rhyme scheme aabba makes a limerick. Eight lines of any length compose an octave. A refrain is a part of a poem repeated at the same position in each stanza as Shakespeare does with the final three lines of each stanza in Winter. ababccdef is the rhyme scheme of the first stanza. Identify which of the following is an example of consonance. "Repetition of the final consonant sound in a row of words." is the correct answer. Consonance is the inverse of alliteration, or the repetition of the initial consonant sound in a row of words. Repetition of a vowel sound is known as assonance. Alliteration refers to a repeated consonant at the beginning of the word: The refurbished red roof rocked. Consonance plays with consonants at the end of words: sound beside the wood The time you won your town the race We chaired you through the market-place; Man and boy stood cheering by, And home we brought you shoulder-high. These are the opening lines to A.E. Housman’s To an Athlete Dying Young. In it, Housman ____________ the runner. "apostrophizes" is the correct answer. By writing the poem as if Housman were speaking directly to the athlete, Housman uses apostrophe. Personification entails giving human qualities to a non-human, but in this case, the athlete is a human. The athlete is neither referred to by name or disparaged, and it is impossible to cacophonize a person. The author of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland also wrote which famous poem?
Jabberwocky is the correct answer. Lewis Carroll wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Jabberwocky, and Through the Looking Glass, although the latter was not a poem. Carroll’s real name was Charles Dodgson, and he was a nineteenth-century English writer. Blackberry Eating

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