5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a a form of metaphor which in mentioning a part signifies the whole. "field hands" for manual laborers.
- b a two-line stanza, usually with end-rhymes the same.
- c something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of something else.
- d an eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.
- e A short, pithy and instructive statement of truth. Same thing as a Maxim.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a seven-line stanza of iambic pentameter rhymed ababbcc.
- the mode of expression in language of an author.
- 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.
- 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.
- The ordinary use of language, without rhythm, meter, or rhyme. not poetry.
5 True/False questions
lyric poem → a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.
Connotation → A literary device: a suggested, implied or evocative meaning.
sestet → a six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.
conceit → 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.
poetic foot → a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or elements of dramatic techniques as a means of achieving poetic ends.