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5 Matching questions

  1. lyric poem
  2. stanza
  3. diction
  4. couplet
  5. sestet
  1. a the use of words in a literary work. (colloquial is everyday usage in a group)
  2. b a two-line stanza, usually with end-rhymes the same.
  3. c a six-line stanza. commonly referred to as the second division of an Italian sonnet.
  4. d usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the same meter and rhyme scheme.
  5. e any short poem that presents a single speaker who expresses thoughts and feelings. (sonnets and odes are a form of this)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the mode of expression in language of an author.
  2. the management of language for a special effect. The planned placing of elements to achieve an effect. also known as rhetorical ________.
  3. A nickname associated with a certain character. Dog is man's best friend. Calling the creature demon or wretch.
  4. a deliberate, extravagant, and often outrageous exaggeration.
  5. a restatement of an idea in such a way as to retain the meaning while changing the diction and form.

5 True/False questions

  1. DeconstructionA movement in literary criticism which denies that literature has any objective enduring, or universal meaning. disassembling old ways of thinking (political motives)


  2. ChiasmAn author's distinctive literary style, basic vision, and general attitude toward the world.


  3. satirean eight-line stanza. commonly refers to the first division of an Italian sonnet.


  4. meterthe manner in which an author expresses his or her attitude; the intonation of the voice that expresses meaning. the result of allusion, diction, figurative language, imagery, irony, symbol, syntax, and style.


  5. free versepoetry which is not written in a traditional meter but is still rhythmical.


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