6 Written questions
6 Multiple choice questions
- A generally regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry.
- Repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. The most common type of rhyme, end rhyme, occurs at the end of lines.
- Two consecutive lines of poetry that form a unit, often emphasized by rhythm or rhyme.
- A four-line stanza in a poem.
- Repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines. Though refrains are usually associated with poetry and songs, they are sometimes used in prose especially in speeches. Refrains create rhythm and may also build suspense or emphasize important words or ideas.
- Musical quality in language, produced by repetition. Rhythm occurs naturally in all forms of spoken and written language. Poems written in meter create rhythm by strict pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. Writers can also create rhythm by repeating grammatical structures, by using pauses, by varying line lengths, and by balancing long and short words or phrases.
5 True/False questions
Free Verse → Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme. Poets writing in free verse try to capture the natural rhythms of ordinary speech. To create musical effects, they may use alliteration, assonance, internal rhyme, and onomatopoeia. They also often repeat words or grammatical structures.
Stanza → The way an author chooses words, arranges them in sentences or in lines of dialogue or verse, and develops ideas and actions with descriptions, imagery, and other literary techniques.
Style → Repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. The most common type of rhyme, end rhyme, occurs at the end of lines.
Lyric Poetry → Poetry that expresses a speaker's emotions or thoughts and does not tell a story.
Understatement → A three-line stanza