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  1. Robert Frost
  2. haiku
  3. E. E. Cummings
  4. Victor Vasarely
  5. free verse
  1. a American poet, author, and playwright who believed strongly in individualism when writing poetry; author of "i thank You God for most this amazing"
  2. b form that has no rhythm or meter and tends to follow the normal rhythms and cadences of speech
  3. c Hungarian painter of optical art, including "Alom"
  4. d author of "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
  5. e 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

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. poem that is constructed in such a way that the printed shape suggests the topic of the poem
  3. name of the optical art by Victor Vasarely contrasting red and blue squares and circles
  4. author who wrote dozens of plays, including "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," and "Macbeth," as well as over a hundred sonnets; possibly the greatest writer of all time; author of "Sonnet LXXIII: That Time of Year"
  5. poem by Robert Frost that begins with these lines:
    "Whose woods these are I think I know.
    His house is in the village, though..."

5 True/False Questions

  1. John Keatsa fourteen-line poem (usually written in iambic pentameter) with a definite pattern of two basic varieties, Italian or English

          

  2. sonnetterm for a six-line stanza

          

  3. Matsuo Bashgroups of lines having the same metrical pattern repeated throughout

          

  4. Don MarquisAmerican poet, playwright, and short story writer who wrote about Archy and Mehitabel

          

  5. septetterm for a seven-line stanza

          

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