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What is the rhyme scheme for this poem?
Look up, my people, The dawn is breaking, The world is waking, To a new bright day, When none defame us, Nor colour shame us, Nor sneer dismay.T

Asked by Mrstannock, Last updated: Dec 04, 2022

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L. Laurel

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L. Laurel, Assistant Manager, MBA (Marketing), California

Answered Oct 16, 2019

The correct answer to this question is AABBCCD. Rhyme schemes are patterns of rhymes that are in order, at the end of a line in a song or poem. The rhymes are indicated with letters from the alphabet. Regardless of how the first line ends, the rhyme scheme for that line will start with an A.

From there, the subsequent rhyme schemes of the following lines will depend on how they end in correlation to line A. For example, line A ends with people. The second line ends with the word breaking. Those two words don't rhyme, so the second line is B. If they did rhyme, the second line would be A.

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T. Lopez

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T. Lopez, Biology student, Graduation, Detroit

Answered May 17, 2019

The correct answer to this question is B, AABBCCD. A rhyme scheme is the order of a pattern of rhymes. These rhymes would appear at the end of a poem or a verse. The first line of every rhyme scheme will start with an A. The first line ends with people and the second line ends with breaking.

Being that people and breaking don't rhyme, the second line would be B. The third line ends with the word waking, which rhymes with breaking, so it would also be B. The fourth and fifth line end with the Scriptures day and dismay. Those two words rhyme together, but they differ from the B words, making their scheme C. The last line ends with us, which doesn't rhyme with any of the other words, making it D.

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mrstannock

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Answered Feb 13, 2018

Abbcddc
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