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5 Matching questions

  1. sarcasm
  2. metonymy
  3. conceit
  4. Prose
  5. Soliloquy
  1. a a type of irony in which a person appears to be praising something but is actually insulting it. Its purpose is to injure or to hurt.
  2. b The ordinary use of language, without rhythm, meter, or rhyme. not poetry.
  3. c a figure of speech which is characterized by the substitution of a term naming an object closely associated with the word in mind for the word itself. The kind is the "crown"
  4. d an 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. e An extended speech in which a lone character expresses his or her thoughts

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the repetition of a regular rhythmic unit in a line of poetry. each unit of ____ is known as a foot.
  2. the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
  3. a four-line stanza rhymed abcd with four feet in lines one and three and three feet in lines two and four.
  4. the use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)
  5. a system for describing the meter of a poem by identifying the number and the types of feet per line.

5 True/False questions

  1. InterpretationThe author uses literal meaning of a word to emphasize a specific or important fact.


  2. rhyme royalrhyme that appears correct from spelling, but is half-rhyme or slant rhyme from the pronunciation. (watch and match, love and move)


  3. Motifwriting that seeks to arouse a reader's disapproval of an object by ridicule. usually a comedy that exposes erros with an eye to correct vice and folly.


  4. ClimaxThe 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.


  5. ConnotationThe author uses literal meaning of a word to emphasize a specific or important fact.


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