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Terza rima: Quiz


Question 1: In creating the form, Dante may have been influenced by the sirventes, a lyric form used by the Proven├žal ________.
Occitan literatureVida (Occitan literary form)Italian literatureTroubadour

Question 2: Terza rima is a rhyming verse stanza form that consists of an interlocking three-line ________ scheme.
French poetryMedieval poetryRhymeEnglish poetry

Question 3: Inspired by Dante, other Italian poets, including ________ and Boccaccio, began using the form.
PetrarchRenaissanceDante AlighieriPoetry

Question 4: ________ also used the form of meter in 'Friends Beyond' to interlink the characters and continue the flow of the poem.
Far from the Madding CrowdJude the ObscureThomas Hardy's WessexThomas Hardy

Question 5: The three-line pattern may have been intended to suggest the ________.
God in ChristianityBiblical canonTrinityChristology

Question 6: There is no set rhythm for terza rima, but in English, ________ is generally preferred.
Iambic pentameterPoetrySonnetMeter (poetry)

Question 7: The first English poet to write in terza rima was ________, who used it for his Complaint to His Lady.
Geoffrey ChaucerThe Knight's TaleThe Legend of Good WomenThe Canterbury Tales

Question 8: It was first used by the Italian poet ________.
Pope John Paul IIPeter AbelardCatholic ChurchDante Alighieri

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