5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- devices of sound
- free verse
- a rhyme, alliteration, assonance, consonance, and onomatopoeia. The techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in poetry.
- b The concluding action of a drama, especially a classical tragedy, following the climax and containing a resolution of the plot.
- c poetry which is not written in a traditional meter but is still rhythmical.
- 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.
- e the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a group of syllables in verse usually consisting of one accented syllable and one or two unaccented syllables associated with it.
- A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
- rhyme that falls on the stressed and concluding syllables of the rhyme-words. (keep and sleep) (glow and no)
- A literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.
- an eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.
5 True/False questions
understatement → the kind of irony that deliberately represents something as being much less than it really is.
end-stopped → a 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.
sonnet → normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem.
Essay → a sustained and formal poem setting for the poet's meditations upon death or another solemn theme.
satire → writing 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.