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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.)

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

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    Your first answers are correct.

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

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

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    Thanks Ms. Sue!

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    You're welcome, Shaquandala.

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    2 C
    3 B
    4 A

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