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5 Matching questions

  1. consonance
  2. figurative language
  3. syntax
  4. symbol
  5. personification
  1. a something that stands for or represents something else
  2. b the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
  3. c A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
  4. d 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. e The grammatical structure of prose and poetry; sentence structure, punctuation and lines

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the person speaking in the poem, like the narrator in prose - not always the poet
  2. the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the subject of a story, toward a character, or toward the audience (the readers).
  3. The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.
  4. a fourteen line form of poetry
  5. Petrarchan:
    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

5 True/False questions

  1. blank versepoetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter


  2. figure of speechunrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern


  3. connotationrefers to the implied or suggested meanings associated with a word beyond its dictionary definition


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


  5. rhyme schemethe pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry


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