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Sestet in Poetry: Definition & Examples

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What is the best description of the form of an Italian sonnet?

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1. What is a volta?

2. Which of the following statements is true about a sestet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of the setset. These study tools will evaluate your knowledge of a type setset and components of a setset.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this quiz and worksheet, you will be tested on:

  • Volta
  • Italian Sonnet
  • Setset

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Italian sonnet and setset
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason for a volta

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, view the related lesson entitled Sestet in Poetry: Definition & Examples. In this lesson, you will encounter these objectives:

  • Identify the meaning of stanza
  • Define octave
  • Understand how sestet is used in poetry
  • Go over examples of setset in poetry
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