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5 Matching questions

  1. conceit
  2. devices of sound
  3. Catastrophe
  4. free verse
  5. assonance
  1. a rhyme, alliteration, assonance, consonance, and onomatopoeia. The techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in poetry.
  2. b The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
  3. c poetry which is not written in a traditional meter but is still rhythmical.
  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 the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a group of syllables in verse usually consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables associated with it.
  2. A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
  3. rhyme that falls on the stressed and concluding syllables of the rhyme-words. (keep and sleep) (glow and no)
  4. A literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.
  5. an eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.

5 True/False questions

  1. understatementthe kind of irony that deliberately represents something as being much less than it really is.


  2. end-stoppeda line with a pause at the end. Lines that end with a period, a comma, a colon, a semicolon, an exclamation point, or a question mark.


  3. sonnetnormally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem.


  4. Essaya sustained and formal poem setting for the poet's meditations upon death or another solemn theme.


  5. satirewriting 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.


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