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Identify the Quatrain Rhyme Scheme (Grade 8)

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Identify the Quatrain Rhyme Scheme

Instructions: Read each quatrain. Identify the rhyme scheme it contains.

1. 
Identify the rhyme scheme of the quatrain.

Tyger, tyger burning bright
In the forest of the night.
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?
  1. abab
  2. aabb
  3. abba
  4. abcb
  5. abac
  6. aaaa
 
2. 
Identify the rhyme scheme of the quatrain.

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles today
Tomorrow will be dying.
  1. abab
  2. aabb
  3. abba
  4. abcb
  5. abac
  6. aaaa
3. 
Identify the rhyme scheme of the quatrain.

I am no more than upright and unset.
It is by falling in and in we make
the all-bearing point, for one another’s sake,
in faultless failing, raised by our own weight.
  1. abab
  2. aabb
  3. abba
  4. abcb
  5. abac
  6. aaaa
 
4. 
Identify the rhyme scheme of the quatrain.

Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Sugar is sweet,
And so are you.
  1. abab
  2. aabb
  3. abba
  4. abcb
  5. abac
  6. aaaa
5. 
Identify the rhyme scheme of the quatrain.

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,
Alone and palely loitering?
The sedge has wither'd from the lake,
And no birds sing.
  1. abab
  2. aabb
  3. abba
  4. abcb
  5. abac
  6. aaaa
 
6. 
Identify the rhyme scheme of the quatrain.

I want to come out and play.
I think that I could play all day.
So, my friend, what do you say?
Will you come outside and play?
  1. abab
  2. aabb
  3. abba
  4. abcb
  5. abac
  6. aaaa

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