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5 Matching questions

  1. Consonance
  2. Onomatopoeia
  3. Lyric
  4. Metonymy
  5. Alliteration
  1. a A repetition of consonant sounds within words.
  2. b When an object/person is referred to by another object that is closely associated with it.
  3. c A type of rhyme where first sounds are repeated in successive words.
  4. d Originally a song performed in ancient Greece to the accompaniment of a lyre. A term now used for any fairly short poem in the voice of a single speaker.
  5. e A word meaning how it sounds.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
  2. A poem written in the voice of a character assumed by the poet.
  3. Exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
  4. Three lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.
  5. When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.

5 True/False questions

  1. SymbolSomething that is itself and something else.


  2. PersonificationA figure of speech where animals, ideas, or inorganic objects are given human characteristics.


  3. Figurative LanguageNon-literal speech used to achieve a special effect.


  4. CaesuraA play on words.


  5. ElegyA long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.


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