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5 Matching Questions

  1. Theme
  2. Catalexis
  3. Sonnet
  4. Epic
  5. Limerick
  1. a An extra unaccented syllable at the ending of a line after the regular meter ends
  2. b A long, dignified narrative poem which gives an account of a hero important to his nation or race
  3. c A rigid 14 line verse form, with variable structure and rhyme scheme according to the type
  4. d The central meaning or idea of a poem. Must be expressed as a complete thought
  5. e Humorous nonsense verse in five anapestic lines rhyming "aabba", a-lines being trimeter and b-lines being dimeter

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A broad term reffering to the recognition of a reality different from appearance
  2. In this, characters use words that mean one thing to them, but have a foreboding, different meaning to those who understand the situation better
  3. Two feet
  4. The use of compatible, harmonious sounds to produce a pleasing, melodious effect
  5. The type of formal satire which is "gentle, urbane, smiling"

5 True/False Questions

  1. Triple RhymeRhyme contained within a line of verse


  2. FormThe writer or speaker's attitude toward his subject, the audience, or himself. It is the emotional coloring of the poem


  3. HeptameterFive feet


  4. AntonomasiaProper name used as a noun


  5. SestinaA complex verse form, usually unrhymed, consisting of six six-line stanzas and three-line envoy. The end-words in each stanza must be the same, though arranged in a different sequence each time. (1-2-3-4-5-6; 6-1-5-2-4-3; 3-6-4-1-2-5; etc.) The three line conclusion must use as end-words 5-3-1, and buried in each line must appear the end-words must appear 2-4-6


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