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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Sestet
  2. Elegy
  3. Personification
  4. Villanelle
  5. Sonnet
  1. a A figure of speech that gives the qualities of a human to that which is non-human
  2. b A poem that mourns a death.
  3. c 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. d A fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter
  5. e A stanza composed of six lines

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A stanza containing eight lines.
  2. Rhymes that are not exact, only approximate
  3. Occurs when one or both of the rhyming words comes within the line.
  4. A reference to an earlier literary work or to an historical event.
  5. A stanza composed of three lines

5 True/False questions

  1. ImageryA description of a sensory impression


  2. ConnotationThe implied meaning of a word, as opposed to its denotative or literal meaning. For instance, the word chair can connote rest or leisure, while it denotes a surface, elevated on legs on which one can sit.


  3. End rhymeRhymes that are not exact, only approximate


  4. RefrainA stanza containing four lines


  5. AlliterationThe literal meaning of a word.


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