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5 Matching questions

  1. Robert Frost
  2. Italian or Petrarchan sonnet
  3. English or Shakespearean sonnet
  4. haiku
  5. octave (octet)
  1. a a Japanese form, usually unrhymed, that consists of three lines with five, seven, and five syllables respectively; attempts to present and image and suggest an insight while evoking an emotional response or mood
  2. b sonnet made up of three quatrains and a couplet; often presents three examples or ideas in the quatrains, and a conclusion in the couplets
  3. c author of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
  4. d term for an eight-line stanza
  5. e sonnet that has two parts, an octave and a sestet, which represent a division in thought

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a phrase or sentence which is repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza
  2. traditional pattern which applies to an entire poem
  3. term for a four-line stanza
  4. groups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated throughout
  5. American poet, playwright, and short story writer who wrote about Archy and Mehitabel

5 True/False questions

  1. Victor VasarelyHungarian painter of optical art, including "Alom"


  2. "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"geometrical painting by Piet Mondrian


  3. coupletterm for a seven-line stanza


  4. limerickname for a fixed form of five lines with an anapestic rhythm and a rhyme scheme of aabba; especially suitable to light and humorous themes or nonsense


  5. "Alom"name of the optical art by Victor Vasarely contrasting red and blue squares and circles


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