Basic Spanish Poetry Terminology


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The minimum unit that is composed a poem is a _____.

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1. The métrica of a poem depends on _____.

2. How many syllables does this verse have? Si mi voz muriera en tierra.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your comprehension of Spanish poetry terms with this quiz/worksheet combination. Quiz topics include the word for the minimum unit of a poem and what the métrica is dependent on, among other concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • The number of syllables in a given verse
  • Interpreting the rhyme in sample verses
  • Voz poética

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about poetry terms in Spanish and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a poem's minimum unit and the ways that verses can rhyme
  • Defining key concepts - make sure that you can define métrica and Voz poética

Additional Learning

Enhance your Spanish vocabulary further with the lesson called Basic Spanish Poetry Terminology. These topics will be covered:

  • Excerpt from Romance Sonámbulo
  • Words for the length and structure of poems
  • Spanish terms for different characteristics of verses
  • The Spanish word for 'poet'