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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. motif
  2. caesura
  3. antithesis
  4. litote
  5. blank verse
  1. a a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
  2. b a direct opposite, a contrast
  3. c a theme or idea in a work of art or literature that is developed or repeated
  4. d a figure of speech that emphasizes its subject by conscious understatement
  5. e poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, determined by a certain number of feet
  2. a fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem:
  3. A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare dissimilar things.
  4. 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
  5. The basic rhythmic unit of a line of poetry, formed by a combination of two or three syllables, either stressed or unstressed.

5 True/False questions

  1. analogydrawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect


  2. syntaxThe grammatical structure of prose and poetry; sentence structure, punctuation and lines


  3. fixed formunrhymed verse without a consistent metrical pattern


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


  5. figurative languageA device used to produce figurative language. Many compare dissimilar things.


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