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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Irony
  2. Rich/Identical Rhyme
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Form
  5. Horatian (Satire)
  1. a Words with identical sounds but different meanings
  2. b An exaggeration for the sake of emphasis which is not meant to be taken literally
  3. c The external pattern or shape of a poem's content
  4. d A broad term reffering to the recognition of a reality different from appearance
  5. e The type of formal satire which is "gentle, urbane, smiling"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A pause introduced int the reading of a line by a mark of punctuation
  2. This refers to knowledge held by the audience but hidden from the characters
  3. A French verse form, strictly calculated to appear simple and spontaneous, five tercets and a final quatrain, rhyming "aba aba aba aba aba abaa". Lines 1,6,12,18 and 3, 9, 15, and 19 are the refrain
  4. Poem extolling virtues of country life
  5. A figure of speech in which the actual intent is expressed in words that carry the opposite meaning

5 True/False questions

  1. Satirical PoetryPoetry that attacks folly through ridicule


  2. SimileA comparison between two usually unrelated things indicating a likeness between some attribute found in both things; a similarity made explicit. It often uses "like" or "as" to indicate the comparison, but other words or phrases can be used


  3. Sestina6-lined stanza


  4. StructureThe internal organization of a poem's content


  5. ConsonanceWhat a word suggests beyond its literal meaning; overtones of meaning


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