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5 Matching questions

  1. tone
  2. antithesis
  3. litote
  4. free verse
  5. meter
  1. a a direct opposite, a contrast
  2. b unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
  3. c the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject of a story, toward a character, or toward the audience (the readers).
  4. d A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, determined by a certain number of feet
  5. e a figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious understatement

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.
  2. passing reference or indirect mention
  3. a theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated
  4. language that is used in writing to produce images in a reader's mind and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways
  5. a figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent or imaginary person, or some abstraction

5 True/False questions

  1. stanzaa fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem:
    couplet=2
    tercet/triplet=3
    quatrain=4
    sestet=6
    septet=7
    octave/octet=8

          

  2. connotationthe literal meaning of a word

          

  3. enjambmentthe continuation of meaning, without pause or break, from one line of poetry to the next

          

  4. metaphorA regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, determined by a certain number of feet

          

  5. consonancethe repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words

          

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