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5 Matching Questions

  1. free verse
  2. juxtaposition
  3. rhyme scheme
  4. meter
  5. blank verse
  1. a poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
  2. b unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
  3. c a side-by-side position in order to compare
  4. d the pattern of rhyme in a poem
  5. e A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, determined by a certain number of feet

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a direct opposite, a contrast
  2. A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the general for the specific (as thief for pickpocket), or the material for the thing made from it (as steel for sword).
  3. passing reference or indirect mention
  4. a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
  5. a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.

5 True/False Questions

  1. alliterationthe literal meaning of a word


  2. similesomething that stands for or represents something else


  3. assonancethe repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words


  4. rhythma theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated


  5. Italian sonnetPetrarchan:
    a sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, with a "turn" at the end, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd


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