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Rhyme Structure: Definition & Types

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1. In poetry, the rhyme structure is

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1. 2. The difference between the feminine and masculine rhyme structures is

2. 3. 'light, bright, height, might' are examples of what type of rhyme structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You've heard rhymes since you were a very young child, most likely. But the concept of rhymes is a wide umbrella that contains many different forms of rhyme structures, and this quiz tests your knowledge of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following topics:

  • The definition of 'rhyme structure'
  • Feminine vs. masculine rhyme structures
  • Identifying the rhyme structure in a given rhyme
  • Identifying a rhyme structure by its definition

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the lesson on types of rhyme structures
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider what type of rhyme structure a given rhyme uses and why
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast feminine and masculine rhyme structures

Additional Learning

More on this topic can be found in the lesson titled Rhyme Structure: Definition & Types, including the following topics:

  • Why we remember rhymes so easily
  • Definition of various rhyme structures
  • Examples of various rhyme structures in famous works
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