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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Caesura
  2. Couplet
  3. Hyperbole
  4. Analogy
  5. Quatrain
  1. a Any resemblance (similarity) between otherwise unlike objects.
  2. b A stanza of two lines which usually rhyme.
  3. c Exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
  4. d A pause within a line of poetry.
  5. e A four-line stanza or a complete poem.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A repetition of consonant sounds within words.
  2. The leaving out of an unstressed syllable or vowel, usually in order to keep a regular meter in a line of poetry.
  3. A word meaning how it sounds.
  4. When a word or phrase is compared to something it does not literally resemble in order to emphasize particular qualities.
  5. A figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds often using like or as.

5 True/False questions

  1. StanzaA play on words.


  2. LyricA long, narrative poem on a great and serious subject.


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


  4. PunA play on words.


  5. ElegyA lament for the dead or a meditation on the thoughts that death arouses.


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