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Rhyme Scheme Practice. Rhyme Scheme and Figures of Speech. Shakespeare and Poetry. Rhyme – The repetition of sounds at the end of words. Examples: cat, bat, rat; light, sight, right. Shakespeare and Poetry.

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Rhyme Scheme Practice

Rhyme Scheme and Figures of Speech


Shakespeare and Poetry

Rhyme – The repetition of sounds at the end of words. Examples: cat, bat, rat; light, sight, right.


Shakespeare and Poetry

End rhyme – This occurs when a word at the end of one line of poetry rhymes with a word at the end of another line.


Shakespeare and Poetry

End rhyme – This occurs when a word at the end of one line of poetry rhymes with a word at the end of another line.

It is as sure as you are Roderigo,

If I were the Moor, I would not be Iago.


Shakespeare and Poetry

Rhyme scheme occurs in poems that utilize a type of rhyming called end rhyme. This is when the last word of a line rhymes with the last word of another line. The lines do not have to be consecutive.


Shakespeare and Poetry

Couplet – Two lines of poetry paired together that have end rhyme.

Quatrain – Four lines of poetry that are rhymed together. A quatrain may have an a,b,a,b rhyme scheme.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today,"

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay.

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today,"

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay.

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today,"

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay.

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay.

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps,

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps, (b)

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps. (b)

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps, (b)

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps. (b)

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps, (b)

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps. (b)

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry,

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps, (b)

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps. (b)

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry, (c)

6 I'm going blind in my right eye.


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps, (b)

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps. (b)

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry, (c)

6 I'm going blind in my right eye. (c)


Shakespeare and Poetry

From “Sick” by Shel Silverstien (Example of Rhyme Scheme)

1 "I cannot go to school today," (a)

2 Said little Peggy Ann McKay. (a)

3 "I have the measles and the mumps, (b)

4 A gash, a rash and purple bumps. (b)

5 My mouth is wet, my throat is dry, (c)

6 I'm going blind in my right eye. (c)

The rhyme scheme of these six lines of poetry is a,a,b,b,c,c.


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo,

Who had trouble tying his shoe.

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too!


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo,

Who had trouble tying his shoe.

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too!


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo,

Who had trouble tying his shoe.

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too!


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo,

Who had trouble tying his shoe.

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too!


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo,

Who had trouble tying his shoe.

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too!


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo,

Who had trouble tying his shoe.

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too!


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo, (a)

Who had trouble tying his shoe. (a)

He said to his ox,

"I'll just walk in my socks."

Now all of his friends do that, too! (a)


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo, (a)

Who had trouble tying his shoe. (a)

He said to his ox, (b)

"I'll just walk in my socks." (b)

Now all of his friends do that, too! (a)


Shakespeare and Poetry

Limerick

There was a young boy from Caboo, (a)

Who had trouble tying his shoe. (a)

He said to his ox, (b)

"I'll just walk in my socks." (b)

Now all of his friends do that, too! (a)

The rhyme scheme of a Limerick is a,a,b,b,a.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Shadows on the wall(a)

Noises down the hall(a)

Life doesn't frighten me at all(a)

Bad dogs barking loud(b)

Big ghosts in a cloud(b)

Life doesn't frighten me at all. (a)


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose

Lions on the loose

They don't frighten me at all

Dragons breathing flame

On my counterpane

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose

Lions on the loose

They don't frighten me at all

Dragons breathing flame

On my counterpane

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose (c)

Lions on the loose (c)

They don't frighten me at all

Dragons breathing flame

On my counterpane

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose (c)

Lions on the loose (c)

They don't frighten me at all (a)

Dragons breathing flame

On my counterpane

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose (c)

Lions on the loose (c)

They don't frighten me at all (a)

Dragons breathing flame

On my counterpane

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose (c)

Lions on the loose (c)

They don't frighten me at all (a)

Dragons breathing flame

On my counterpane

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose (c)

Lions on the loose (c)

They don't frighten me at all (a)

Dragons breathing flame (d)

On my counterpane (d)

That doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Mean Old Mother Goose (c)

Lions on the loose (c)

They don't frighten me at all (a)

Dragons breathing flame (d)

On my counterpane (d)

That doesn't frighten me at all. (a)


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo

Make them shoo

I make fun

Way they run

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo

Make them shoo

I make fun

Way they run

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo

Make them shoo

I make fun

Way they run

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun

Way they run

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun

Way they run

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun

Way they run

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry

So they fly

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry (g)

So they fly (g)

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry (g)

So they fly (g)

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry (g)

So they fly (g)

I just smile

They go wild

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry (g)

So they fly (g)

I just smile (h)

They go wild (h)

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry (g)

So they fly (g)

I just smile (h)

They go wild (h)

Life doesn't frighten me at all.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

I go boo (e)

Make them shoo (e)

I make fun (f)

Way they run (f)

I won't cry (g)

So they fly (g)

I just smile (h)

They go wild (h)

Life doesn't frighten me at all. (a)


Rhyme Scheme Practice

The rhyme scheme of the “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” is a,a,a,b,b,a,c,c,a,d,d,a,e,e,f,f,g,g,h,h,a.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight,

A gallant knight,

In sunshine and in shadow,

Had journeyed long,

Singing a song,

In search of Eldorado.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight,

A gallant knight,

In sunshine and in shadow,

Had journeyed long,

Singing a song,

In search of Eldorado.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight, (a)

A gallant knight, (a)

In sunshine and in shadow,

Had journeyed long,

Singing a song,

In search of Eldorado.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight, (a)

A gallant knight, (a)

In sunshine and in shadow,

Had journeyed long,

Singing a song,

In search of Eldorado.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight, (a)

A gallant knight, (a)

In sunshine and in shadow, (b)

Had journeyed long,

Singing a song,

In search of Eldorado. (b)


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight, (a)

A gallant knight, (a)

In sunshine and in shadow, (b)

Had journeyed long,

Singing a song,

In search of Eldorado. (b)


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight, (a)

A gallant knight, (a)

In sunshine and in shadow, (b)

Had journeyed long, (c)

Singing a song, (c)

In search of Eldorado. (b)


Rhyme Scheme Practice

Gaily bedight, (a)

A gallant knight, (a)

In sunshine and in shadow, (b)

Had journeyed long, (c)

Singing a song, (c)

In search of Eldorado. (b)

The rhyme scheme for this stanza is a,a,b,c,c,b.


Rhyme Scheme Practice

The rhyme scheme for all three stanzas is

a,a,b,c,c,b,d,d,b,e,e,b,f,f,b,g,g,b.


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