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Elements of Poetry Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Colorful Language
  2. symbol
  3. Assonance
  4. Alliteration
  5. concrete poem
  1. a the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of syllables (Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper)
  2. b precise and lively words and phrases that help to create clear pictures in the reader's mind.
  3. c repetition of vowel sounds in stressed syllables that end in different consonant sounds (Lime,Light.)
  4. d one with a shape that suggests its subject.
  5. e a thing that stands for or represents both itself and something else.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a new word crated by joining together two old ones.
  2. the feeling or emotion the writer creates in a literary word.
  3. a language that creates a concrete representation of an object or an experience.
  4. Poets use colorful, vivid language and figures of speech to create _____.
  5. describing something not human as if it were human.

5 True/False Questions

  1. sounda new word crated by joining together two old ones.


  2. Repetitiona type of writing that portrays a character, object, or scene.


  3. rhymethe pattern of beats in a line of poetry or prose.


  4. figure of speechlanguage meant to be understood imaginatively instead of literally.


  5. similecomparison using like or as.


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