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5 Matching questions

  1. Epithet
  2. stanza
  3. heroic couplet
  4. sarcasm
  5. parallelism
  1. a two end-stopped iambic pentameter lines rhymed aa, bb, cc with the thought usually completed in the two-line unit. "But when to mischief mortals bend their will,
    How soon they find fit instruments of ill!"
  2. b usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the same meter and rhyme scheme.
  3. c a similar grammatical structure within a line or lines of poetry. You need to work quickly and decisively. My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country
  4. d 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.
  5. e A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The author uses literal meaning of a word to emphasize a specific or important fact.
  2. a system for describing the meter of a poem by identifying the number and the types of feet per line.
  3. rhyme that occurs within a line, rather than at the end.
  4. rhyme, alliteration, assonance, consonance, and onomatopoeia. The techniques of deploying the sound of words, especially in poetry.
  5. the sensory details of a work. When AP asks you to discuss this, look carefully at sensory details, metaphors, and similes.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. antithesisa figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting words, clauses, sentences, or ideas, as in "Man proposes; God disposes." balancing one term against another for emphasis.


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


  4. MoodThat atmosphere of a literary work with the intention of evoking a certain emotion from the audience. may be created by setting, voice, tone, and theme.


  5. meterOne of the key ideas which contributes to the main Theme of a literary work.


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