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Elements of Poetry Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Repetition
  2. Synecdoche
  3. Allegory
  4. Amphibrach
  5. Ode
  1. a Elaborate lyric verse in which deals seriously with a dignified theme.
  2. b The repeting of a word or phrase in a poem
  3. c A foot with unstressed, stressed, unstressed syllables
  4. d The technique of mentioning a part of something to represent a whole
  5. e A form of extended metaphor in which objects, persons, and actions in a narrative are equated with meanings that lie outside the narrative itself

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. This involves a situation in which there is an incongruence between apperance and reality, or between expectation and fulfillment, or between the actual situation and what would seem appropriate
  2. The deliberate representation of something less than it is for the purpose of ironic contrast
  3. Rhyme occuring at the end of verse rhymes
  4. The repetition of one or more initial sounds, usually consonants, in words within a line
  5. A two word paradox

5 True/False Questions

  1. 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


  2. SestinaA division of a poem based on thought or form


  3. ImageryPoetry's rhythm, or its pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. It is measured in units of feet


  4. EnjambementSix feet


  5. EuphonyHumorous imitation of another work


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