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Homework Help: literature

Posted by mary on Saturday, June 7, 2008 at 3:55pm.

1. The line "A tree whose hungry mouth is prest" is an example of iambic


2.Which one of the following words is an iamb?

A. Rachel
B. Alice
C. JoAnne
D. Sally

3.What is the most probable reason that rhyme and repetition first found their ways into poems?

A. People wanted a beat they could dance to.
B. They were written for the upper class.

C. Heroes in epics tended to talk that way.

D. The poems were easier to remember and pass on.

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