Advanced Spanish Poetry Terminology


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What are the verses that do not rhyme within a composition where others rhyme?

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1. The estancia is a stanza that combines verses of five syllables with verses of eleven syllables, that is to say, it is a stanza _____

2. El süave susurro (The soft whisper). What poetic figure is in this verse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will assess your comprehension of advanced Spanish poetry terms. You'll be answering questions on key vocabulary like the section of a rhyming verse that doesn't rhyme and a stanza with 5- and 11-syllable verses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about the following:

  • Poetic figure in a Spanish translation for 'The soft whisper'
  • Verses that don't rhyme but keep a normal metric
  • Name for a comma in the middle of a verse

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on Spanish poetry terms, like what we see in the verse El süave susurro
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the part of a rhyming verse that doesn't rhyme
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the estancia and the term for a comma that separates a verse

Additional Learning

The lesson called Advanced Spanish Poetry Terminology will teach you more about the following vocabulary and related topics:

  • Spanish term for syllables in a verse
  • What the hiato is
  • Diphthongs in a verse
  • Examples of different types of verse in Spanish