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5 Matching questions

  1. Cacophony
  2. Verbal Irony
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Internal Rhyme
  5. Pentameter
  1. a Rhyme contained within a line of verse
  2. b An exaggeration for the sake of emphasis which is not meant to be taken literally
  3. c Five feet
  4. d The use of inharmonious sounds in close conjuction for effect; opposite of euphony
  5. e A figure of speech in which the actual intent is expressed in words that carry the opposite meaning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Consists of iambic pentameter lines rhymed in pairs and containing a complete thought
  2. Eight feet
  3. The repetition of one or more phrases or lines at intervals in a peom, usually at the end of a stanza; this often takes the form of a chorus
  4. Six feet
  5. The literal or dictionary meaning of a word

5 True/False questions

  1. Italian/Petrarchan (Sonnet)An octave and sestet, between which a break in thought occurs. The traditional rhyme scheme is "abba abba cde cde" (or, in the sestet, any variation of c, d, and e)


  2. Rich/Identical RhymeRhyme contained within a line of verse


  3. AlliterationA reference to another work of literature or previous event in history


  4. Light VerseA general category of poetry written to entertain, such as lyric poetry, epigrams, and limericks. It can also have a serious side, as in parody or satire


  5. StructureThe internal organization of a poem's content


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