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Posted by on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:58am.

2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element?

"And both that morning equally LAY
IN LEAVES no step had trodden black."

a. rhyme
b. rhythm
c. alliteration
d. simile


3. The following excerpt is an example of which literary element?

"Then took the other, just as fair,
and having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear."

a. rhyme
b. rhythm
c. alliteration
d. simile

(I think the first one is C, but I don't know about the second... maybe A? Please help.)

  • English - Poetry - , Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:59am

    (I meant 'maybe B' for the second one, but I'm still not sure about that.)

  • English - Poetry - , Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:04pm

    Your first answers are correct.

  • English - Poetry - , Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:05pm

    So you mean, 2. is C, and 3. is B?

  • English - Poetry - , Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:06pm

    Oh, I see.. for 3. it is A, because it does rhyme.

  • English - Poetry - , Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:07pm

    Thanks Ms. Sue!

  • English - Poetry - , Monday, December 3, 2012 at 12:33pm

    You're welcome, Shaquandala.

  • English - Poetry - , Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 2:21pm

    2 C
    3 B
    4 A

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