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5 Matching questions

  1. Syllabic Verse
  2. imagery
  3. rhythm
  4. didactic poetry
  5. diction
  1. a the representation through language of sense experience
  2. b poetry having as a primary purpose to teach or preach
  3. c any wavelike recurrence of motion or sound
  4. d This is a poetry form..A Pattern is set up and rigorously followed throughout the poem
  5. e Word choice. The words a poet chooses contributes to the poems effect.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Long ago poets wrote these very long poems. They include heroic figures, a dignified theme, organic unity and an orderly progress of events. Modern long poems do not fall into this category.
  2. a figure of speech in which human attributes are given to an animal, an object, or concept
  3. Couplet, Triplet, Quatrain, Terza Rima and Spencerian Sonnet
  4. Longer than some poems, it is usually a slowly unfolding description of some event and often includes humor. It is easy to read and is usually sequential.
  5. any way of saying something other than the ordinary way; a way of saying something and meaning another

5 True/False questions

  1. denotationthe basic definition or dictionary meaning of a word


  2. Shakespearean sonneta 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


  3. metaphorTaken 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.


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


  5. satirea kind of literature that ridicules human folly or vice with the ostensible purpose of bringing about reform or of keeping others from falling into similar folly or vice


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