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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Diction
  2. Couplet
  3. Epithet
  4. Connotation
  5. Alliteration
  1. a Two consecutive rhyming lines of poetry
  2. b The associations and emotional overtones that have become attached to a word or phrase, in addition to its strict dictionary definition
  3. c A descriptive word or phrase that is frequently used to characterize a person or thing
  4. d The repetition of same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together
  5. e A speaker or writer's choice of words

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A figure of speech that uses incredible exaggeration or over-statement for effect
  2. A term used to describe language that deals with generalities and intangible concepts
  3. A term for language that uses specific words and details to describe a particular subject
  4. The running on of sense from the end of one line of verse to the next, without punctuated pause
  5. The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete sensation of a person, a thing, a place, or an experience

5 True/False questions

  1. CaesuraA list of things, people, or events


  2. Iambic PentameterA line of poetry that contains five iambic feet


  3. MetaphorA figure of speech that make a comparison between two unlike things without the use of specific words of comparison such as like, as, than, or resembles


  4. CatalogTwo consecutive rhyming lines of poetry


  5. Free versePoetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter


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