English - Poetry

posted by .

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 -

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

  • English - Poetry -

    Your first answers are correct.

  • English - Poetry -

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

  • English - Poetry -

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

  • English - Poetry -

    Thanks Ms. Sue!

  • English - Poetry -

    You're welcome, Shaquandala.

  • English - Poetry -

    2 C
    3 B
    4 A

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. english

    Can someone please give me some SIMPLE (easy for me to understand) meanings of the following poetry terms?
  2. British Literature

    Hello, would anyone be willing to check my answers to the following questions?
  3. English

    Can you please check these sentences for me?
  4. poetry

    I need a poem that contains at least six of the poetic devices listed below: simile metaphor personification onomatopoeia alliteration rhyme rhythm rhyme scheme repetition
  5. English

    2. The speaker in the poem, “Mother To Son,” says the following: “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” This is an example of which literary element?
  6. English

    What does diverge mean in the following sentence?
  7. English

    1) The tea was cold, the fire was dead; What figurative language is this?
  8. Language Arts

    TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; 5 Then took the other, as just as fair, And having …
  9. Language Arts

    In "The Road Not Taken" when Frost says two roads"....that morning equally lay/ in leaves no step had trodden black," he means that A. Both roads were covered in yellow leaves. B. Both roads were wet with dew. C. Neither road led to …
  10. ELA

    1.which of the following names a type of figurative language a.(Metaphor) b.Rhythm c.Definition d.Dialogue 2.what of the following lines of poetry contains a simile a.the smell of sweet happiness swirls from the bakery door b.the last …

More Similar Questions