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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. meter
  2. conceit
  3. hyperbole
  4. caesura
  5. persona
  1. a assumed speaker of the poem; typically used synonymously with 'speaker'
  2. b an extended witty, paradoxical, or startling metaphor
  3. c exaggeration, overstatement
  4. d regularized rhythm of stressed and unstressed syllables; accents occur at approx. equal intervals of time
  5. e a natural pause in the middle of a line, sometimes coinciding with punctuation

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. word order or grammatical appropriateness
  2. repetition of sounds within a line (but not at the end of the line)
  3. hissing sounds represented by s, z, sh
  4. someone absent, dead, or imagianary, or an abstraction, is being addressed as if it could reply
  5. pleasant, easy to articulate words

5 True/False Questions

  1. pacetempo or rate implied by the structure and style of the poem


  2. onomatopoeiause of words which mimic their meaning in sound


  3. imageryrepresentation through language of a sensory experience


  4. sonnetan extended witty, paradoxical, or startling metaphor


  5. connotationwhat a word suggests beyond its surface definition


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