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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. assonance
  2. stanza
  3. metaphor
  4. hyperbole
  5. verse
  1. a figure of speech comparing two different things
  2. b a figure of speech in which exaggeration or overstatement is used for emphasis or effect. Opposite of understatement.
  3. c the repetition of vowel sounds
  4. d a group of lines in a poem
  5. e A line of poetry.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the use of hints and clues to suggest what will happen later in a plot
  2. a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
  3. words that imitate sounds
  4. Rhyming within a poetic line.
  5. The usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of a another word similar in sound. Example: I used to have a fear of boats, but that ship has sailed.

5 True/False questions

  1. consonancethe repetition of vowel sounds

          

  2. toneThe usually humorous use of a word in such a way as to suggest two or more of its meanings or the meaning of a another word similar in sound. Example: I used to have a fear of boats, but that ship has sailed.

          

  3. symbolisma figure of speech comparing two different things using like or as

          

  4. connotationAll the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests. Opposite of denotation.

          

  5. understatementA figure of speech in which a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is. Opposite of hyperbole.

          

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