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5 Matching questions

  1. alliteration
  2. analogy
  3. foot
  4. motif
  5. stanza
  1. a drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
  2. b a 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
  3. c a theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated
  4. d The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.
  5. e use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the literal meaning of a word
  2. refers to the implied or suggested meanings associated with a word beyond its dictionary definition
  3. the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words
  4. a figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
  5. A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, determined by a certain number of feet

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. blank versepoetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter

          

  3. fixed formunrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern

          

  4. onomatopoeiaa figure of speech in which one directly addresses an absent or imaginary person, or some abstraction

          

  5. paradoxdrawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

          

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