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5 Matching Questions

  1. Onomatopoeia
  2. Simile
  3. Elegy
  4. Caesura
  5. Figurative Language
  1. a A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds often using like or as.
  2. b A pause within a line of poetry.
  3. c A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
  4. d Non-literal speech used to achieve a special effect.
  5. e A word meaning how it sounds.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A four-line stanza or a complete poem.
  2. A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
  3. When a line of poetry continues to the next line without punctuation.
  4. 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. A play on words.

5 True/False Questions

  1. AnalogyA lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.

          

  2. SymbolSomething that is itself and something else.

          

  3. MetonymyWhen an object/person is referred to by another object that is closely associated with it.

          

  4. TercetThree lines of poetry forming a stanza or a complete poem.

          

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

          

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