5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- English sonnet
- a Shakespearean:
consists of three quatrains with the rhyme pattern "abab," cdcd," "efef" followed by a couplet with the pattern "gg" containing the "turn"
- b the continuation of meaning, without pause or break, from one line of poetry to the next
- c a figure of speech in which an expression is used to refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity
- d a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
- e extended metaphor
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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).
- the pattern of rhyme in a poem
- unrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern
- a direct opposite, a contrast
- the person speaking in the poem, like the narrator in prose - not always the poet
5 True/False Questions
allusion → passing reference or indirect mention
blank verse → poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
analogy → a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality expresses a possible truth.
simile → a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with 'like' or 'as')
assonance → the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words