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  The Poetic Stylings of Poems Themselves Editor choice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tchochkekop, Jan 07 21

Poetry is a wonderful art, and poems can be free, or very structured. I'll give you part of a poem I've written; you choose the closing line, based on the poem's style.
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Tchochkekop
Jan 07 21
1998 plays
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  A Poetic Alphabet 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Catamount, May 04 07

An abecedarian poem is one where verses begin with successive letters of the alphabet. Try this loosely abecedarian quiz on poetic terms.
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Catamount
1854 plays
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  Rhyme in Poetry 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, skylarb, Jun 30 20

This quiz contains a variety of questions focused on one aspect of poetry: rhyme.
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skylarb gold member
Jun 30 20
2736 plays
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  Poetry Terms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 57wordsmith, Mar 24 18

What sets poetry apart from prose? In this quiz you will test your knowledge about the distinctive set of terms that gives poetry its literary uniqueness.
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57wordsmith
Mar 24 18
1947 plays
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  Poetry Terminologies and Types 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Eema-U, May 20 17

This quiz is not about famous poets or poems, but about (as the Quiz Title suggests) Poetry Terminologies and Types. An easy quiz that all should enjoy!
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Eema-U
May 20 17
1149 plays
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  To What End? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 06 14

All these questions about poetry have something to do with the end of a poetic form or a line of poetry.
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littlepup
246 plays
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  English Sonnet Basics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shs05, Oct 13 20

How fare you in depths of sonnet matters?
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shs05
Oct 13 20
285 plays
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  Haiku 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, lucymal20, Dec 23 16

I just learned about a Haiku poem in school.
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lucymal20
Dec 23 16
477 plays
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  Poetic Devices 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, valrenee, Apr 10 21

After each line, tell which poetic device is being used.
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valrenee
Apr 10 21
1668 plays
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  Poetry for Dummies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, cinnabun, Dec 25 16

If you're taking this quiz, there's a good chance you already know a thing or two about poetry. But if you're not sure what the difference between a sonnet and a nonet is then don't fret because this quiz is here to help! Enjoy!
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cinnabun
Dec 25 16
690 plays
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  Forms of Poetry 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Buzby, Apr 15 15

I will give you a definition of a form of poetry, and you must choose which form it is from the choices given.
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Buzby
Apr 15 15
1095 plays
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  The Ode Less Travelled 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rosc, May 04 07

Since reading Stephen Fry's book, I now know my iamb from my anapaest. Test your knowledge of poetic terminology in this quiz based on 'The Ode Less Travelled'.
Tough
rosc
372 plays
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  Poetic Forms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Crystallina, Nov 08 08

Sometimes there seem to be almost as many poetic forms as poems themselves! Okay, that's an exaggeration, but many unique forms of poetry exist, and this quiz covers some of them.
Tough
Crystallina
1101 plays
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  Poetic Forms 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, skylarb, May 04 07

Choose the best answer for each question.
Tough
skylarb gold member
882 plays
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