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Which of the following describes the rhyme scheme of the poetic…

  • Question 10a of 20 - Analyzing a Poem

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  • Question: Which of the following describes the rhyme scheme of the poetic excerpt below? Presumptuous man! the reason wouldst thou find, Why form'd so weak, so little, and so blind? First, if thou canst, the harder reason guess, Why form'd no weaker, blinder, and no less? Ask of thy mother earth, why oaks are made Taller or stronger than the weeds they shade? Or ask of yonder argent fields above, Why Jove's satellites are less than Jove? ¶from "An Essay on Man" by Alexander Pope
  • Answers:
  1. AABB CCDD
  2. ABAB CDCD
  3. ABCD ABCD
  4. ABBC CDDA

The correct answer is: AABB CCDD.

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