Doggerel in Poetry: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is the BEST way to describe doggerel?

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1. Which of the following statements is true of doggerel?

2. Which of the following is the BEST example of unintentional doggerel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will check your understanding of doggerel in poetry. To pass the quiz you will need to know the characteristics and common uses of doggerel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be tested on the following:

  • The best way to describe doggerel
  • Common uses of doggerel
  • Unintentional doggerel
  • Characteristics of doggerel
  • The relationship between hip-hop music and doggerel

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on doggerel in poetry
  • Making connections - understand the concept of doggerel
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the rhyming in modern song lyrics in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about doggerel's characteristics

Additional Learning

To learn more about doggerel, review the corresponding lesson on Doggerel in Poetry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define doggerel
  • Review examples of classic and modern doggerel
  • Differentiate between intentional and unintentional doggerel