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5 Matching questions

  1. tone
  2. structure
  3. Petrarchan sonnet
  4. example of a characteristic of prose
  5. Tone
  1. a a sonnet consisting of an octave rhyming ABBAABBA and of a sestet using any arrangement of two or three additional rhymes, such as CDCDCD or CDECDE
  2. b the internal organization of a poem's content
  3. c it is printed or written with margins whereas poetry often ignores the margins, especially the right margin. Additionally, some words and even parts of words when spoken are stressed while others are unstressed
  4. d The formality, informality, humor all contribute to the poems effect
  5. e the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject, the audience, or herself or himself; the emotional coloring, or emotional meaning of a work

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. any way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying something and meaning another
  2. a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or something nonhuman is addressed as if it were alive and present and could reply
  3. a narrative or description having a second meaning beneath the surface one
  4. The is no external pattern but there is often an implied of "felt" pattern. nonmetrical poetry in which the basic rhythmic unit is the line, and in which pauses, line breaks, and formal patterns develop organically from the requirements of the individual poem rather than from established
  5. a figure of speech in which what is meant is the opposite of what is said

5 True/False questions

  1. imageryTaken as a whole, the stressed/unstressed sounds in a poem are what give a poem its rhythm, which in poetic terms is called this term.


  2. personificationwhat a word suggests beyond its basic dictionary definition; a word's overtones of meaning


  3. assonancea fixed form of 14 lines, normally iambic pentameter, with a rhyme scheme conforming to one of two types either Italian or English


  4. couplettwo successive lines, usually in the same meter, linked by rhyme


  5. allusionWord choice. The words a poet chooses contributes to the poems effect.


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