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5 Matching questions

  1. figured poem (shaped verse)
  2. refrain
  3. English or Shakespearean sonnet
  4. limerick
  5. Matsuo Bash
  1. a Japanese poet who is considered to be the greatest master of haiku; abandoned warfare to write poetry and helped develop the art of haiku
  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 name 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
  4. d poem that is constructed in such a way that the printed shape suggests the topic of the poem
  5. e a phrase or sentence which is repeated at intervals in a poem, usually at the end of a stanza

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. form of poetry written with groups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated throughout
  2. name of the optical art by Victor Vasarely contrasting red and blue squares and circles
  3. poem by Robert Frost that includes the lines:
    "The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
    But I have promises to keep..."
  4. a fourteen-line poem (usually written in iambic pentameter) with a definite pattern of two basic varieties, Italian or English
  5. American poet, playwright, and short story writer who wrote about Archy and Mehitabel

5 True/False questions

  1. sestetterm for a seven-line stanza


  2. continuous formform of poetry written with groups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated throughout


  3. Robert Frosttraditional pattern which applies to an entire poem


  4. Piet MondrianDutch painter of "Composition with Red, Yellow, and Blue"; known for the precision of his geometrical arrangements


  5. Italian or Petrarchan sonnetsonnet that has two parts, an octave and a sestet, which represent a division in thought


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