5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Repetition of Phrases
- a A comparison of two things through the use of 'like' or 'as'.
- b An expressive overstatement of conscious exaggeration.
- c A form of metonymy in which a part of an entity used to refer to the whole. (my wheels = my car)
- d Most generally, the kind of words a poet uses to communicate meaning. In modern poetic usage, diction refers to the poets use of words that deviate from common usage.
- e The poet's "re-use" of certain words or phrases in a poem.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- An expression such as "turn over a new leaf" that has been used so frequently it has lost its expressive power.
- A question that is asked not for information nor to invite a reply.
- The attribution of human feeling or motivation to a nonhuman object, especially an object found in nature.
- The repetition of similar sounds, usually consonants, at the beginning of words.
- The use of words, such as 'pop', 'hiss', and 'boing', that sound like the thing they refer to.
5 True/False Questions
Paradox → A statement that seems absurd or even contradictory on its face but often expresses a deeper truth.
Poetic License → An expression such as "turn over a new leaf" that has been used so frequently it has lost its expressive power.
Metaphor → The comparison of one thing to another that does not use 'like' or 'as'.
Euphony → The poet expresses a meaning different from or contrary to the stated meaning.
Epithet → An expression such as "turn over a new leaf" that has been used so frequently it has lost its expressive power.