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1. Milton, Shakespeare, and Marlowe all used this unrhymed poetic form.
2. Chaucer used this form, which consists of seven lines written in iambic pentameter.
3. The famous poem by Dylan Thomas, "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night," is written in this form.
4. A fourteen line poem written in iambic pentameter with the rhyme scheme abab bcbc cdcd ee is known as what?
5. Alexander Pope often used this form, containing two lined rhymes written in iambic pentameter.
6. Samuel Taylor Coleridge's "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is written in what form?
7. Robert Frost said that this form was like "playing tennis with the net down."
8. In the usual ballad stanza, the odd numbered lines have how many stressed beats?
9. The Divine Comedy employed this form, which rhymes aba, bcb, cdc, ded.
10. These are divisions of sense where stanzaic divisions do not exist.
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