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Introduction to Shakespeare Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Shakespeare often used iambic pentameter in his _____

Question 2 2. 'But soft! What light through yonder window breaks!' is an example of _____.

Question 3 3. Shakespeare uses _____ when he compares Juliet to the sunrise.

Question 4 4. Iambic pentameter is a line of poetry consisting of how many feet of stressed and unstressed syllables?

Question 5 5. In Robert Frost's poem, 'Acquainted with the Night,' the use of iambic pentameter almost gives the reader the sound of:

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Question 6 6. Who is the author of Venus and Adonis?

Question 7 7. An iamb is:

Question 8 8. Venus and Adonis is based on what story?

Question 9 9. The primary theme in Sonnet 116 is ...

Question 10 10. When does the thesis appear in a Shakespearean sonnet?

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Question 11 11. Romeo hides in Juliet's _____ and overhears her declaration of love.

Question 12 12. Stressed lines in iambic pentameter should _____ be exaggerated for effect when read.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example of 'doubling' in the play Macbeth?

Question 14 14. What is a volta?

Question 15 15. What is the meaning of 'double, double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble' from the play Macbeth?

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Question 16 16. True love doesn't change when the one he or she loves ...

Question 17 17. Which of the following identifies a prediction for Macbeth's life made by the three witches in Macbeth?

Question 18 18. Why was Venus brokenhearted at the end of the poem, Venus and Adonis?

Question 19 19. What is a narrative poem?

Question 20 20. The three witches are also referred to as the ____ sisters by other characters in Macbeth.

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Question 21 21. The tone in Sonnet 130 is_____.

Question 22 22. The word 'dun' means:_____.

Question 23 23. Time, who holds the 'bending sickle,' causes ...

Question 24 24. Before parting, Romeo and Juliet decide to _____.

Question 25 25. Shakespeare uses the following literary devices in Sonnet 130:____ and _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 27 27. The speaker in Sonnet 130 would rather have a _____ relationship than worship the exaggerated image of a woman from afar.

Question 28 28. The word 'impediments' means ...

Question 29 29. What is the rhyme scheme for a Shakespearean sonnet?

Question 30 30. The Montague and Capulet families are involved in a(n) _____.

Introduction to Shakespeare Chapter Exam Instructions

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