5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Literal language
- a A form of language in which writers and speakers mean exactly what their words denote. Opposite of figurative language.
- b A lyric poem that laments (mourns) the dead.
- c A concrete representation of a sense impression, a feeling, or an idea.
- d The use of words to imitate sounds they describe. Ex. Buzz and crack are onomatopoetic.
- e A strong pause within a line of verse.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The repetition of similar vowel sounds.
- When successive phrases or lines begin with the same words. Ex. "I am a rock. I am an island."
- A poem that tells a story. The Raven. Lochinvar.
- A line of poetry or prose in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
- An object or action in a literary work that means more than itself, that stands for something beyond itself.
5 True/False Questions
Lyric poem → A type of poem characterized by brevity, compression, and the expression of feeling. A short poem. Mother to Son.
Diction → The dictionary meaning of a word.
Speaker → The narrator of the poem. This is not necessarily the poet.
Enjambment → A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separate stanza in a poem.
Figurative language → A form of language in which writers and speakers mean exactly what their words denote. Opposite of figurative language.