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Shakespearean Sonnets Study Guide Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How is a Shakespearean sonnet divided?

Question 2 2. Shakespeare promises his love that her beauty will never _____.

Question 3 3. Shakespeare uses the following literary devices in Sonnet 130:____ and _____.

Question 4 4. Shakespeare's Dark Lady sonnets are known for which of the following?

Question 5 5. Shakespeare uses the metaphor of _____ in this sonnet.

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Question 6 6. How does Shakespeare explain his love's everlasting beauty?

Question 7 7. The woman in Sonnet 130 can be described as:_____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 9 9. In Shakespeare's Sonnet #18, how is the subject's beauty described?

Question 10 10. The tone in Sonnet 130 is_____.

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Question 11 11. Which negative characteristic does Shakespeare observe about summer in this sonnet?

Question 12 12. When does the thesis appear in a Shakespearean sonnet?

Question 13 13. True love doesn't change when the one he or she loves ...

Question 14 14. What is a volta?

Question 15 15. To whom is Shakespeare's Sonnet #18 addressed?

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Question 16 16. The image of an 'ever fixed mark' is that of a ...

Question 17 17. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

Question 18 18. The word 'impediments' means ...

Question 19 19. Time, who holds the 'bending sickle,' causes ...

Question 20 20. The primary theme in Sonnet 116 is ...

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Question 21 21. The word 'dun' means:_____.

Question 22 22. The speaker in Sonnet 130 would rather have a _____ relationship than worship the exaggerated image of a woman from afar.

Question 23 23. Giving the sun characteristics such as an eye and a complexion are examples of _____.

Question 24 24. What is the rhyme scheme for a Shakespearean sonnet?

Question 25 25. In what meter are most of Shakespeare's sonnets written?

Shakespearean Sonnets Study Guide Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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