← Period 6 Poetry Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a Three lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.
- b A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
- c Exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
- d A word meaning how it sounds.
- e When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A play on words.
- A pause within a line of poetry.
- A stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.
- Non-literal speech used to achieve a special effect.
- A type of rhyme where first sounds are repeated in successive words.
5 True/False Questions
Analogy → Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
Lyric → 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.
Dramatic → A poem written in the voice of a character assumed by the poet.
Epic → A play on words.
Metonymy → When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.