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5 Matching Questions

  1. Free Verse
  2. Personification
  3. Sonnet
  4. Hyperbole
  5. Sestet
  1. a A figure of speech that exaggerates what is true
  2. b A fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter
  3. c A figure of speech that gives the qualities of a human to that which is non-human
  4. d A stanza composed of six lines
  5. e Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme and meter

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Also know as a "Enjambment." To carry a thought from one line to the next without the interruption of punctuation, thus making the line more prose like than if the lines were end-stopped.
  2. Rhyme coming at the end of lines.
  3. A nineteen-line poem written iambic pentameter and compsed of five tercets and one ending quatrain. Its rhyme scheme is aba aba aba aba aba abaa. The villanelle repeats line 1 in lines 6, 12, and 18, and repeats line 3 in lines 9, 15, and 19.
  4. A description of a sensory impression
  5. A stanza containing four lines

5 True/False Questions

  1. ParadoxA song-like narrative poem originating in the oral tradition.

          

  2. MeterMeter measures the regular patterns of rhythm, called metrical feet, which are created by the degree to which we accent each syllable. The iambic foot is natural to the English language and, therefore, the most common.

          

  3. Blank VerseUnrhymed iambic pentameter

          

  4. AnaphoraA repetition of a word or words at the beginning of successive lines, clauses, or sentences

          

  5. OctaveMeter measures the regular patterns of rhythm, called metrical feet, which are created by the degree to which we accent each syllable. The iambic foot is natural to the English language and, therefore, the most common.

          

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