Alliterative Verse: Definition & Examples


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Alliterative verse was popular during/in:

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1. What is alliterative verse?

2. What is the main component of alliterative verse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Alliterative verse is not very common in today's writing, but it is still an important and useful literary term to learn and recognize and even use in your own poetry. Use this quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge on alliteration and alliterative verse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on your knowledge of:

  • The definition of alliteration
  • Alliterative verse and its history
  • The definition of caesura

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related alliterative verse lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast alliteration and alliterative verse
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify alliterative verse in poetry and alliteration in a sentence

Additional Learning

To learn more about alliterative verse, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define alliteration
  • Define alliterative verse
  • Differentiate between alliteration and alliterative verse
  • Define caesura
  • Identify time period when alliterative verse was most popular
  • Identify alliterative verse in a poem