5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.
- b A word meaning how it sounds.
- c A figure of speech where animals, ideas, or inorganic objects are given human characteristics.
- d A repetition of consonant sounds within words.
- e A stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A division of a poem consisting of a series of lines often times with a reoccurring pattern or rhyme.
- A type of rhyme where first sounds are repeated in successive words.
- Exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
- A poem written in the voice of a character assumed by the poet.
- Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
5 True/False questions
Figurative Language → A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds often using like or as.
Lyric → A long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.
Tercet → A lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.
Caesura → A pause within a line of poetry.
Quatrain → 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.