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November 27, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by Karen on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 at 1:22pm.

I'm having a hard time with the meter & feet part of my work today. I just don't really get it. Help me with the practice/study questions? (I put a star by the one's I think are right, but the last few I just have no idea.)

What metric foot is represented by this word?

particle (3 points)
iamb
troche
*anapest
dactyl
spondee

What metric foot is represented by this word?
relax (3 points)

*iamb
troche
anapest
dactyl
spondee

What metric foot is represented by this phrase?
in the book (3 points)

iamb
troche
*anapest
dactyl
spondee

What metric foot is represented by this word?
typist
(3 points)

iamb
*troche
anapest
dactyl
spondee

Which of the following words means the process of identifying the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry? (3 points)

*meter
coreopsis
pentalisis
metricion
scansion

What is the meter in this line?
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? (3 points)

Iambic tetrameter
Iambic pentameter
trochaic tetrameter
trochaic pentameter
dactyllic hexameter
Dactylic trimeter

What is the meter in this line?
In the back of the room was a boy and a dog.
(3 points)

Iambic pentameter
iambic hexameter
anapestic tetrameter
anapestic pentameter
trochaic hexameter
trochaic tetrameter

What is the meter in this line?
I wandered lonely as a cloud.
(3 points)

Iambic tetrameter
Iambic pentameter
Anapestic trimeter
trochaic tetrameter
trochaic pentameter
dyctyllic octameter

What is the meter in this line?
Mary ate a little lamb chop.
(3 points)

Iambic pentameter
Iambic tetrameter
Anapestic trimeter
Dactylic trimeter
Trochaic pentemater
Trochaic tetrameter

This line of poetry uses metric
variation by substituting which of the following feet for the last foot in the line?
Mary ate a little lamb chop. (3 points)

iamb
troche
anapest
dactyl
spondee

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