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5 Matching questions

  1. stichomythia
  2. scenic method
  3. soliloquy
  4. sprung rhythm
  5. sonnet
  1. a a style of dialogue in which two characters exchange single, antagonistic lines of speech, partially repeating and manipulating each others' words
  2. b a method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene
  3. c a poem consisting of fourteen lines, traditionally in iambic pentameter, with one of several regular rhyme schemes
  4. d in a play, a speech delivered by a character who is alone onstage, serving to inform the audience of his or her private thoughts, feelings, motives, plans or prior actions
  5. e a poetic rhythm characterized by the use of strongly accented syllables, often in juxtaposition, accompanied by an indefinite number of unaccented syllables in each foot, of which the accented syllable is the essential component.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. metrical verse in which the lines have a set number of syllables, but not a set number or pattern of accents
  2. any stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed
  3. in a narrative, a secondary sequence of events that constitutes a plot subordinate to the main plot
  4. a stanza of nine lines in iambic meter, rhymed ABABBCBCC
  5. the reader's (or viewer's) willingness or tendency to set aside questions of probability or truth when encountering a work of fiction

5 True/False questions

  1. stream of consciousnessanalyzing the meter in lines of verse by marking the accented and unaccented syllables, dividing the lines into metrical feet and indicating any distinct pauses within the lines

          

  2. summary methoda method of narration in which action and dialogue are presented directly, in a form similar to that of a dramatic scene

          

  3. sestetany stanza (or poem) of seven lines, whether rhymed or unrhymed

          

  4. scansiona passage of text recited or sung by the chorus between the episodes of a classical Greek play

          

  5. satirea poem consisting of six sestets and a three-line envoy (thirty-nine lines total)

          

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