Eng217 Quiz 7

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Parts Of Speech Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Both Wyatt and Surrey have been called, 'Father of the English Sonnet."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Wyatt imitates this Italian Renaissance poet in his sonnets. One word, capitalized.
  • 3. 
    The standard sonnet has this many lines. arabic numerals.
  • 4. 
    Generally the tone of Wyatt's poetry is positive and hopeful. He accepts the things he cannot change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Typically every sonnet has one of these, a central metaphor, often elaborate and sometimes ridiculous. What is it called? One word, lowercase.
  • 6. 
    Which king is tacitly referred to in 'Whoso List to Hunt'?
    • A. 

      Edward II

    • B. 

      Henry VIII

    • C. 

      James I

    • D. 

      William I

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the woman with whom Wyatt is supposed to have had an affair? Two words, both uppercase.
  • 8. 
    Most sonnets have a fixed structure, composed of an octave (first 8 lines) and a sestet (last 6 lines). Line 9 often represents a 'turn' or transition from one to the other. What is the name of this 'turn'? One word, lower case.
  • 9. 
    What is the meter of the standard sonnet?
    • A. 

      Iambic hexameter

    • B. 

      Dactylic hexameter

    • C. 

      Iambic pentameter

    • D. 

      Dactylic pentameter

  • 10. 
    Each line of the standard English sonnet must have this number of syllables. arabic numerals.