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5 Matching questions

  1. couplet
  2. Aphorism
  3. synecdoche
  4. octave
  5. symbol
  1. a a form of metaphor which in mentioning a part signifies the whole. "field hands" for manual laborers.
  2. b a two-line stanza, usually with end-rhymes the same.
  3. c something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
  4. d an eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.
  5. e A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a seven-line stanza of iambic pentameter rhymed ababbcc.
  2. the mode of expression in language of an author.
  3. The decisive moment and the turning point of the action in the plot of a play or story. The part which determines the outcome of the conflict.
  4. a group of words forming a phrase or sentence and consisting of one or more lines repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza.
  5. The ordinary use of language, without rhythm, meter, or rhyme. not poetry.

5 True/False questions

  1. lyric poema poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.

          

  2. ConnotationA literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.

          

  3. sesteta six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.

          

  4. conceitan unusual or startling analogy pointing to a striking parallel between two seemingly dissimilar things. comparing his soul and his wife's to legs of a mathematical compass.

          

  5. poetic foota poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.

          

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